Discovery certificate for object 2020xsr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86912 [ 2020TNSTR3200....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-21 11:46:01
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: SN 2020xsr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20ackhzba
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:28:49.974 (142.20822422) DEC = +46:39:12.13 (46.65337082)
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 10:49:09.120 (JD=2459139.9507986)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 10:49:09.120
Flux: 20.21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-15 12:11:33
Limiting flux: 20.3562 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: