Discovery certificate for object 2020bix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60513 [ 2020TNSTR.330....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-30 04:29:23
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 2020bix
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aakfhda
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:59:07.292 (74.7803815) DEC = +12:11:59.12 (12.199756325)
Discovery date: 2020-01-29 04:56:16.000 (JD=2458877.7057523)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-29 04:56:16.000
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-29 03:55:56
Limiting flux: 20.3777 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: