Discovery certificate for object 2020cix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61671 [ 2020TNSTR.477....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-13 04:45:01
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 2020cix
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aampzea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:07:57.262 (136.98859123333) DEC = +70:23:56.93 (70.399147166667)
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 04:14:32.000 (JD=2458891.6767708)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 04:14:32.000
Flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-07 06:16:30
Limiting flux: 19.6751 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/2020cix