Discovery certificate for object 2020xkm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86597 [ 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 2020xkm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aciupyq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:50:19.764 (132.582349) DEC = +81:28:10.90 (81.4696946)
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 11:49:29.280 (JD=2459139.9926968)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 11:49:29.280
Flux: 19.45 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-17 09:50:56
Limiting flux: 19.8866 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/2020xkm