Discovery certificate for object 2020tkn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 82298 [ 2020TNSTR2826....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-09-16 07:57:23
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020tkn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19accnxuk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:33:07.106 (353.279606675) DEC = -07:19:04.24 (-7.3178449916667)
Discovery date: 2020-09-15 07:05:51.936 (JD=2459107.7957407)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-09-15 07:05:51.936
Flux: 19.23 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-09-14 08:05:03
Limiting flux: 19.9921 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020tkn