Discovery certificate for object 2020cyd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62281 [ 2020TNSTR.567....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-20 09:16:50
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 2020cyd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapmeci
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:56:05.295 (179.02206135) DEC = -12:29:58.45 (-12.499569)
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 08:01:03.000 (JD=2458899.8340741)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 08:01:03.000
Flux: 18.23 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-16 10:30:25
Limiting flux: 20.0909 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/2020cyd