Discovery certificate for object 2020chb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61578 [ 2020TNSTR.461....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-12 04:24:57
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 2020chb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aamensp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:08:29.853 (47.124388525) DEC = -12:52:31.14 (-12.87531805)
Discovery date: 2020-02-06 02:55:34.000 (JD=2458885.6219329)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-06 02:55:34.000
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-02 02:39:26
Limiting flux: 19.7024 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: