Discovery certificate for object 2020bxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61189 [ 2020TNSTR.411....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-06 12:33:46
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 2020bxq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aapuocc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:34:53.842 (188.72434046667) DEC = -19:12:49.40 (-19.2137215)
Discovery date: 2020-02-06 10:31:56.000 (JD=2458885.9388542)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-06 10:31:56.000
Flux: 16.59 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-01 12:02:24
Limiting flux: 19.7798 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: