Discovery certificate for object 2020xki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86591 [ 2020TNSTR3179....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-19 05:45:33
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 2020xki
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acktumy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:25:51.774 (306.46572576667) DEC = -22:08:42.95 (-22.145263033333)
Discovery date: 2020-10-19 03:23:17.088 (JD=2459141.641169)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-19 03:23:17.088
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-17 04:03:41
Limiting flux: 19.9683 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/2020xki