Discovery certificate for object 2020toa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 82473 [ 2020TNSTR2852....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-09-18 04:37:51
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 2020toa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abndzjy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:37:40.533 (264.4188895) DEC = +47:30:11.96 (47.503323166667)
Discovery date: 2020-09-17 04:41:39.840 (JD=2459109.6956019)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-09-17 04:41:39.840
Flux: 19.54 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-09-17 03:39:22
Limiting flux: 20.3323 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: