Discovery certificate for object 2020kg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57954 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 14:10:11
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 2020kg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaizipi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:03:08.580 (225.78575036667) DEC = +43:38:49.35 (43.6470406)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:22:26.000 (JD=2458851.0155787)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:22:26.000
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: r-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: