Discovery certificate for object 2020blj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60650 [ 2020TNSTR.330....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-30 20:29:47
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 2020blj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaidbez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:50:07.416 (162.5308988) DEC = -27:48:13.92 (-27.80386545)
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 09:31:02.000 (JD=2458873.8965625)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 09:31:02.000
Flux: 16.1 ABMag
Filter: g-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: