Discovery certificate for object 2020kj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57959 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 14:10:44
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 2020kj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aankkqm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:22:20.777 (170.58657005) DEC = -10:27:45.44 (-10.46262185)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 11:33:06.000 (JD=2458850.981331)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 11:33:06.000
Flux: 19.56 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-19 13:07:25
Limiting flux: 19.8084 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: