Discovery certificate for object 2020cxd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62230 [ 2020TNSTR.555....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-19 14:16:41
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 2020cxd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapchqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:26:29.263 (261.62192885) DEC = +71:05:38.65 (71.09406925)
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 12:44:08.000 (JD=2458899.0306481)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 12:44:08.000
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-16 12:42:40
Limiting flux: 20.388 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: