Discovery certificate for object 2020qxz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79418 [ 2020TNSTR2427....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-08 07:47:30
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 2020qxz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abqkbfx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:04:00.227 (271.00094665) DEC = +74:00:50.28 (74.0139661)
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 05:53:52.800 (JD=2459069.7457523)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 05:53:52.800
Flux: 19.14 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-01 08:38:17
Limiting flux: 19.6226 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: