Discovery certificate for object 2020cax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61326 [ 2020TNSTR.429....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-08 04:34:12
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020cax
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvbzlh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:30:08.072 (7.53363415) DEC = +47:26:51.68 (47.447687725)
Discovery date: 2020-02-08 02:50:26.000 (JD=2458887.6183565)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-08 02:50:26.000
Flux: 18.21 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-03 02:55:40
Limiting flux: 19.8533 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020cax