Discovery certificate for object 2020cms
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61810 [ 2020TNSTR.493....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-14 12:45:28
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 2020cms
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abeyyix
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:48:52.342 (267.21809266667) DEC = +66:11:54.84 (66.198566033333)
Discovery date: 2020-02-13 13:19:01.000 (JD=2458893.0548843)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-13 13:19:01.000
Flux: 19.48 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-13 12:45:58
Limiting flux: 20.0151 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/2020cms