Discovery certificate for object 2020xyi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87138 [ 2020TNSTR3210....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-22 07:45:55
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 2020xyi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acalfts
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:48:01.211 (27.005046588235) DEC = -23:41:06.19 (-23.685052005882)
Discovery date: 2020-10-08 10:05:08.736 (JD=2459130.9202431)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-08 10:05:08.736
Flux: 19.7 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-08 10:04:28
Limiting flux: 19.8571 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020xyi