Discovery certificate for object 2020lix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72327 [ 2020TNSTR1620....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-30 07:13:09
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 2020lix
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaztlqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:16:14.808 (259.06169919) DEC = +72:33:51.75 (72.5643755375)
Discovery date: 2020-05-18 09:59:26.592 (JD=2458987.9162847)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-18 09:59:26.592
Flux: 20.1 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-18 08:25:14
Limiting flux: 20.7408 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: