Discovery certificate for object 2020cxb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62228 [ 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: AT 2020cxb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanvsru
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:13:00.142 (258.2505934) DEC = +41:26:56.82 (41.44911614)
Discovery date: 2020-02-15 12:57:29.000 (JD=2458895.0399306)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-15 12:57:29.000
Flux: 20.1 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-12 11:20:55
Limiting flux: 19.579 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/2020cxb