Discovery certificate for object 2020cin
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61652 [ 2020TNSTR.473....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-13 01:40:12
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020cin
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahqbjn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:04:03.074 (226.012808) DEC = +12:29:50.35 (12.497319)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:39:13.000 (JD=2458872.9439005)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:39:13.000
Flux: 19.682 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 12:30:33
Limiting flux: 20.14 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: