Discovery certificate for object 2020cxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62265 [ 2020TNSTR.567....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-20 06:16:36
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 2020cxy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapfrmb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:48:16.604 (132.0691834) DEC = -16:43:41.90 (-16.72830425)
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 05:01:21.000 (JD=2458899.7092824)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 05:01:21.000
Flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-15 05:43:27
Limiting flux: 19.9701 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/2020cxy