Discovery certificate for object 2020cyn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62305 [ 2020TNSTR.567....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-20 13:16:51
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 2020cyn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abbwgtq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:31:00.235 (262.7509777) DEC = +21:33:53.61 (21.564890933333)
Discovery date: 2020-01-29 12:28:22.000 (JD=2458878.0196991)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-29 12:28:22.000
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: