Discovery certificate for object 2020xyk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87140 [ 2020TNSTR3209....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-22 08:40:54
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020xyk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acmaaan
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:55.741 (5.2322541) DEC = +21:51:48.89 (21.8635812)
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 08:35:31.200 (JD=2459143.858)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 08:35:31.200
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-21 05:11:02
Limiting flux: 20.61 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: