Discovery certificate for object 2020ats
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59831 [ 2020TNSTR.261....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 08:44:45
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 2020ats
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19adbflme
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:46:45.688 (176.69036495714) DEC = +81:58:53.78 (81.981606314286)
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 08:27:34.000 (JD=2458867.8524769)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 08:27:34.000
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-18 09:44:45
Limiting flux: 20.1061 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: