Discovery certificate for object 2020bma
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60683 [ 2020TNSTR.343....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-31 00:29:42
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 2020bma
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aanjxzo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:31:24.890 (187.85370923333) DEC = -16:53:50.44 (-16.897345233333)
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 09:59:36.000 (JD=2458873.9164005)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 09:59:36.000
Flux: 18.32 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: