Discovery certificate for object 2020atx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59847 [ 2020TNSTR.261....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 10:44:43
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020atx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaidoev
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:16:28.684 (184.11951724) DEC = -07:09:13.24 (-7.1536785)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 11:35:06.000 (JD=2458850.9827083)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 11:35:06.000
Flux: 18.37 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020atx