Discovery certificate for object 2020cxx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62261 [ 2020TNSTR.567....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-20 04:16:34
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 2020cxx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapdgaw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:12:19.621 (48.0817543) DEC = +41:16:56.06 (41.2822398)
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 02:52:35.000 (JD=2458899.6198611)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 02:52:35.000
Flux: 19.65 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-17 04:23:28
Limiting flux: 20.3829 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: