Discovery certificate for object 2020xyu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87179 [ 2020TNSTR3210....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-22 13:46:11
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 2020xyu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aclnxgz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:50:26.234 (162.60930674) DEC = +64:48:47.20 (64.81311126)
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:46:12.576 (JD=2459141.0320949)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:46:12.576
Flux: 19.32 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

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