Discovery certificate for object 2020bpt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60872 [ 2020TNSTR.367....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-02 04:30:06
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 2020bpt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aalkgoc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:40:34.358 (25.143156545455) DEC = -06:53:44.65 (-6.8957365363636)
Discovery date: 2020-01-06 02:25:14.000 (JD=2458854.6008565)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-06 02:25:14.000
Flux: 17.77 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: