Discovery certificate for object 2020ctq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62075 [ 2020TNSTR.531....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-17 05:23:09
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020ctq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aamvokf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:02:05.031 (30.52096075) DEC = +40:20:11.17 (40.33643535)
Discovery date: 2020-02-14 03:40:26.000 (JD=2458893.6530903)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-14 03:40:26.000
Flux: 19.61 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-08 02:27:46
Limiting flux: 19.9152 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/2020ctq