Discovery certificate for object 2020atl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59813 [ 2020TNSTR.261....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 03:44:37
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020atl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbxqzf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:09:21.681 (17.3403366) DEC = -17:21:03.28 (-17.35091025)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:59:14.000 (JD=2458863.6244676)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:59:14.000
Flux: 19.97 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-15 02:02:04
Limiting flux: 19.7882 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: