Discovery certificate for object 2020chd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61582 [ 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: SN 2020chd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aamovgw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:37:40.175 (9.4173972) DEC = +37:37:33.65 (37.6260128)
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 02:42:20.000 (JD=2458891.6127431)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 02:42:20.000
Flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-03 02:47:42
Limiting flux: 19.8957 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: