Discovery certificate for object 2020xyd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87126 [ 2020TNSTR3210....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-22 04:45:56
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: SN 2020xyd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20ackkejs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:03:24.744 (330.8530997) DEC = +00:35:19.51 (0.58875283333333)
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 04:17:04.992 (JD=2459140.6785301)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 04:17:04.992
Flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-16 04:39:04
Limiting flux: 20.4798 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/2020xyd