Discovery certificate for object 2020xqn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86835 [ 2020TNSTR3200....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-21 04:46:36
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 2020xqn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acjzipj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:24:34.616 (261.14423223333) DEC = +64:11:58.75 (64.199652233333)
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 03:16:39.648 (JD=2459139.6365741)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 03:16:39.648
Flux: 20.07 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-15 03:46:13
Limiting flux: 20.4367 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: