Discovery certificate for object 2020cvu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62169 [ 2020TNSTR.555....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-19 06:16:29
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 2020cvu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanpfuq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:36:48.468 (129.201949375) DEC = -10:51:41.29 (-10.8614706)
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 06:35:46.000 (JD=2458891.774838)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 06:35:46.000
Flux: 20.23 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-02 07:32:51
Limiting flux: 19.9724 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/2020cvu