Discovery certificate for object 2020xkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86606 [ 2020TNSTR3179....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-19 12:45:24
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 2020xkq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbbroc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:19:13.344 (109.80560183333) DEC = +22:59:32.60 (22.992387716667)
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 11:38:31.776 (JD=2459139.9850926)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 11:38:31.776
Flux: 19.9 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-17 10:41:32
Limiting flux: 20.2273 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/2020xkq