Discovery certificate for object 2020cyq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62316 [ 2020TNSTR.567....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-20 14:16:33
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 2020cyq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapplsf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:46:03.622 (296.5150922) DEC = +55:22:57.02 (55.3825064)
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 12:17:40.000 (JD=2458900.0122685)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 12:17:40.000
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-19 13:18:48
Limiting flux: 20.3602 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/2020cyq