Discovery certificate for object 2020kxe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 71796 [ 2020TNSTR1546....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-24 06:05:57
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 2020kxe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aazrnya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:01:14.701 (135.311255) DEC = +72:33:42.11 (72.561696616667)
Discovery date: 2020-05-17 04:52:09.696 (JD=2458986.7028935)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-17 04:52:09.696
Flux: 19.9 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-12 05:43:55
Limiting flux: 19.8475 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020kxe