Discovery certificate for object 2020cxt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62255 [ 2020TNSTR.567....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-20 03:16:32
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 2020cxt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acakgjs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:23:21.019 (35.837579866667) DEC = +43:53:37.26 (43.893683733333)
Discovery date: 2020-02-17 02:58:54.000 (JD=2458896.6242361)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-17 02:58:54.000
Flux: 19.73 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-14 03:49:14
Limiting flux: 20.486 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/2020cxt