Discovery certificate for object 2020bfd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60354 [ 2020TNSTR.301....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-28 14:45:25
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020bfd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaifymr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:09:43.402 (257.430843325) DEC = +31:41:43.46 (31.695406725)
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 12:49:50.000 (JD=2458874.0346065)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 12:49:50.000
Flux: 19.23 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/2020bfd