Discovery certificate for object 2020xqp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86840 [ 2020TNSTR3200....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-21 08:45:40
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 2020xqp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acbdzum
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:16:41.834 (19.174308233333) DEC = -23:51:33.96 (-23.859433083333)
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 07:34:50.304 (JD=2459143.8158565)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 07:34:50.304
Flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-19 07:21:22
Limiting flux: 20.2558 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: