Discovery certificate for object 2020rca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79596 [ 2020TNSTR2454....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-11 08:48:20
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 2020rca
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abplncc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:38:59.092 (339.7462161375) DEC = +06:09:17.68 (6.1549106875)
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 09:43:06.816 (JD=2459069.9049421)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 09:43:06.816
Flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-02 10:59:34
Limiting flux: 19.6101 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/2020rca