Discovery certificate for object 2020pxd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78153 [ 2020TNSTR2217....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-21 11:49:29
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 2020pxd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acgpdka
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:15:34.992 (48.8957987) DEC = +35:53:43.34 (35.8953736)
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 10:19:39.648 (JD=2459051.9303241)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 10:19:39.648
Flux: 17.49 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-18 11:20:59
Limiting flux: 20.4412 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/2020pxd