Discovery certificate for object 2020qcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78393 [ 2020TNSTR2243....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-23 08:01:15
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: AT 2020qcd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abmhkrd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:21:55.042 (305.47934134) DEC = +03:02:06.50 (3.03513834)
Discovery date: 2020-07-17 06:38:45.024 (JD=2459047.7769097)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-17 06:38:45.024
Flux: 20.07 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-08 08:59:43
Limiting flux: 19.9353 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020qcd