Discovery certificate for object 2020gq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57796 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 11:09:58
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 2020gq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acfkghu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:57:50.221 (29.4592533125) DEC = +30:47:10.43 (30.7862316125)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 02:49:06.000 (JD=2458850.6174421)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 02:49:06.000
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-01 02:23:30
Limiting flux: 20.7433 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: