Discovery certificate for object 2020xil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86518 [ 2020TNSTR3160....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-18 17:01:01
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, A. Munoz-Arancibia, L. Hernandez-Garcia, G. Pignata, L. Galbany, G. Pignata, E. Camacho, J. Silva-Farfan, A. Mourao, J. Arredondo, G. Cabrera-Vives, R. Carrasco-Davis, P.A. Estevez, P. Huijse, E. Reyes, I. Reyes, P. Sanchez-Saez, C. Valenzuela, E. Castillo, D. Ruz-Mieres, D. Rodriguez-Mancini, M. Catelan, S. Eyheramendy, M.J. Graham on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020xil
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acfxqcr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:56:26.613 (134.1108883) DEC = -06:01:11.61 (-6.0198911)
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:36:29.998 (JD=2459141.0253472)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J085626.72-060111.2

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acfxqcr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:36:29.998
Flux: 19.6668 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

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

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