Discovery certificate for object 2020cov
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61888 [ 2020TNSTR.511....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-15 08:56:42
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 2020cov
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanshtt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:03:33.091 (195.88787733333) DEC = -05:03:30.47 (-5.0584634333333)
Discovery date: 2020-02-15 08:01:20.000 (JD=2458894.8342593)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-15 08:01:20.000
Flux: 19.38 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-08 11:33:10
Limiting flux: 19.6121 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: