Discovery certificate for object 2020xaw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86231 [ 2020TNSTR3158....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-17 10:44:48
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 2020xaw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acisvna
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:19:51.752 (139.96563524) DEC = +71:22:20.96 (71.37248832)
Discovery date: 2020-10-15 09:16:50.016 (JD=2459137.8866898)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-15 09:16:50.016
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-13 10:44:52
Limiting flux: 20.5357 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/2020xaw