Discovery certificate for object 2020qxx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79414 [ 2020TNSTR2427....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-08 06:47:31
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 2020qxx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abouzja
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:43:55.847 (280.98269665) DEC = +73:27:08.75 (73.452429616667)
Discovery date: 2020-08-04 05:48:44.352 (JD=2459065.7421759)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-04 05:48:44.352
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-02 08:20:23
Limiting flux: 19.6383 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/2020qxx