Discovery certificate for object 2020cxc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62229 [ 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 2020cxc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapcdln
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:17.729 (254.32387) DEC = +26:18:20.04 (26.30556695)
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 12:34:12.000 (JD=2458899.0237616)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 12:34:12.000
Flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-15 12:58:50
Limiting flux: 20.1793 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/2020cxc