Discovery certificate for object 2020xko
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86602 [ 2020TNSTR3179....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-19 11:45:50
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 2020xko
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acjpbni
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:47:06.618 (101.777576125) DEC = +51:59:20.32 (51.98897665)
Discovery date: 2020-10-19 09:19:39.360 (JD=2459141.8886458)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-19 09:19:39.360
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-17 11:46:02
Limiting flux: 20.3264 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/2020xko