Discovery certificate for object 2020nxi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 75657 [ 2020TNSTR2026....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-03 11:40:49
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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: SN 2020nxi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abirxmf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:38:36.429 (309.65178723333) DEC = -18:40:18.08 (-18.671688033333)
Discovery date: 2020-06-26 11:02:22.272 (JD=2459026.9599769)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-26 11:02:22.272
Flux: 20.36 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-26 09:02:07
Limiting flux: 20.5837 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/2020nxi