Discovery certificate for object 2020xkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86592 [ 2020TNSTR3179....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-19 07:45:07
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 2020xkj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20achtoxv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:02:13.811 (15.557546516667) DEC = -22:02:23.17 (-22.0397704)
Discovery date: 2020-10-12 06:31:54.624 (JD=2459134.7721644)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-12 06:31:54.624
Flux: 19.64 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-09-19 09:32:58
Limiting flux: 20.0835 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: