Discovery certificate for object 2020xkk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86595 [ 2020TNSTR3179....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-19 10:45:14
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 2020xkk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanwhwm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:32:14.448 (53.060198275) DEC = -24:26:45.08 (-24.445856925)
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 09:04:52.032 (JD=2459139.8783796)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 09:04:52.032
Flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-17 08:32:15
Limiting flux: 19.8999 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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