Discovery certificate for object 2020qxu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79410 [ 2020TNSTR2427....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-08 04:47:42
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 2020qxu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aavtqlz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:49:11.449 (267.29770334286) DEC = +23:58:27.63 (23.974342214286)
Discovery date: 2020-08-05 07:05:40.704 (JD=2459066.7956134)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-05 07:05:40.704
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-05 05:41:04
Limiting flux: 19.9966 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/2020qxu