Discovery certificate for object 2020nxx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 75684 [ 2020TNSTR2034....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-04 00:50:16
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's NOIRLab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020nxx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abgmsxw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:11.278 (198.296992) DEC = -03:05:46.41 (-3.096225)
Discovery date: 2020-06-20 04:42:48.000 (JD=2459020.6963889)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J131311.24-030546.6
Host redshift: 0.102595

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-20 04:42:48.000
Flux: 20.362 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-17 05:36:44
Limiting flux: 20.362 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: