Discovery certificate for object 2020fcx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65180 [ 2020TNSTR.890....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-28 20:50:00
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020fcx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatqgeo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:40:10.019 (205.0417449) DEC = +23:20:29.51 (23.3415312)
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 07:20:38.400 (JD=2458936.806)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 07:20:38.400
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-06 12:12:58
Limiting flux: 20.69 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: