Discovery certificate for object 2020xyv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87180 [ 2020TNSTR3208....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-22 14:32:53
Sender: Mr. Mi Zhang
Reporting Group: XOSS     Discovery Data Source: XOSS

Mi Zhang and Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020xyv
Discoverer internal name: XM41MZ
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:37.330 (10.655542) DEC = +41:20:51.90 (41.34775)
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 13:12:21.000 (JD=2459145.0502431)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Seeing: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm41mz.html

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 13:12:21.000
Flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-21 13:20:02
Limiting flux: 20.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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