Discovery certificate for object 2020cot
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61886 [ 2020TNSTR.511....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-15 08:56:38
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: SN 2020cot
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aandwrl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:35:35.644 (158.89851694) DEC = +22:38:26.39 (22.64066276)
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 10:09:20.000 (JD=2458891.9231481)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-12 10:09:20.000
Flux: 19.7 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-12 07:38:32
Limiting flux: 19.7602 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: