Discovery certificate for object 2020cxa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62227 [ 2020TNSTR.555....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-19 14:16:41
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: SN 2020cxa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanvsds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:13:16.854 (258.320226325) DEC = +54:49:39.65 (54.8276801)
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 12:45:25.000 (JD=2458899.0315394)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 12:45:25.000
Flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-16 12:43:57
Limiting flux: 20.4434 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020cxa