Discovery certificate for object 2020boh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60804 [ 2020TNSTR.355....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-01 00:56:26
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020boh
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahpwyv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:01:32.852 (240.386883) DEC = +46:17:44.15 (46.295597)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:23:59.000 (JD=2458872.9333218)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J160132.83+461744.3
Host redshift: 0.11327

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:23:59.000
Flux: 19.805 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 12:23:21
Limiting flux: 20.337 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: