Discovery certificate for object 2020xkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86605 [ 2020TNSTR3176....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-19 12:08:23
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: ULL-ASTRO-MASTER     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. González-Otero (ULL), J. Barrios-Pérez (ULL & IAC), C. Cuervo-Rodríguez (ULL), E. Esparza-Borges (ULL), A. Laza-Ramos (ULL), G. Muñoz-Sánchez (ULL), M. Puig-Subirà (ULL), M. R. Alarcón (ULL & IAC), J. Villafañe-Calvo (ULL), I. Pérez-Fournon (ULL & IAC) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020xkp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acjukhx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:32:15.054 (353.062725) DEC = +34:22:08.29 (34.368969)
Discovery date: 2020-10-16 05:54:30.000 (JD=2459138.7461806)


Remarks: Data provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-16 05:54:30.000
Flux: 19.927 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-14 05:44:26
Limiting flux: 20.835 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/2020xkp