Discovery certificate for object 2020xan
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86213 [ 2020TNSTR3158....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-17 03:44:58
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 2020xan
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acinqaj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:31:51.885 (292.96618555) DEC = -13:12:41.99 (-13.21166305)
Discovery date: 2020-10-13 02:59:27.168 (JD=2459135.6246181)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-13 02:59:27.168
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-08 03:33:04
Limiting flux: 19.9895 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020xan