Discovery certificate for object 2020xdp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86347 [ 2020TNSTR3167....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-18 07:45:09
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 2020xdp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aciaptc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:31:20.136 (7.83390078) DEC = +02:07:32.32 (2.12564454)
Discovery date: 2020-10-16 07:18:35.712 (JD=2459138.8045833)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-16 07:18:35.712
Flux: 19.39 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-16 06:13:03
Limiting flux: 20.2487 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: