Discovery certificate for object 2020xyf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87129 [ 2020TNSTR3210....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-22 05:46:07
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: AT 2020xyf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aciyech
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:21:46.924 (350.44551637222) DEC = +44:08:02.14 (44.133928077778)
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 04:45:12.384 (JD=2459144.6980556)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 04:45:12.384
Flux: 19.5 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-20 04:46:58
Limiting flux: 21.8944 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/2020xyf