Discovery certificate for object 2020xba
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86245 [ 2020TNSTR3158....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-17 12:45:05
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 2020xba
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acjhhqx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:11:18.898 (107.82874154) DEC = +44:22:46.32 (44.37953404)
Discovery date: 2020-10-13 11:42:36.288 (JD=2459135.9879167)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-13 11:42:36.288
Flux: 20.64 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-13 10:53:50
Limiting flux: 20.5676 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: