Discovery certificate for object 2020axf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59969 [ 2020TNSTR.275....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-26 01:02:19
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020axf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahhzxr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:11:30.261 (2.8760883) DEC = +17:13:30.67 (17.2251853)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 02:48:28.000 (JD=2458872.6169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 02:48:28.000
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-19 03:08:38
Limiting flux: 16.72 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: