Discovery certificate for object 2020ctl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62069 [ 2020TNSTR.531....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-17 04:23:10
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 2020ctl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanbfbf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:58:39.639 (44.66516055) DEC = +40:53:04.85 (40.8846808)
Discovery date: 2020-02-14 03:48:33.000 (JD=2458893.6587153)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-14 03:48:33.000
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-12 02:25:04
Limiting flux: 19.8789 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: