Discovery certificate for object 2020xsq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86911 [ 2020TNSTR3200....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-21 11:45:55
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 2020xsq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aazqtsc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:05:13.913 (136.30796936667) DEC = +75:57:17.32 (75.954812391667)
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 09:16:20.640 (JD=2459143.8863542)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 09:16:20.640
Flux: 19.72 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-19 09:16:53
Limiting flux: 19.7582 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: