Discovery certificate for object 2020cgy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61573 [ 2020TNSTR.461....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-12 03:25:02
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020cgy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aalbjqb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:59:17.542 (74.823093366667) DEC = -15:28:10.57 (-15.469601966667)
Discovery date: 2020-02-02 04:06:33.000 (JD=2458881.6712153)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-02 04:06:33.000
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-27 04:41:36
Limiting flux: 19.9899 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020cgy