Discovery certificate for object 2020xv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58796 [ 2020TNSTR.149....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 02:35:16
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: SN 2020xv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaerzvi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:25:05.944 (6.27476565) DEC = -03:32:40.18 (-3.5444958)
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 01:57:48.000 (JD=2458859.5818056)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 01:57:48.000
Flux: 19.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 03:30:31
Limiting flux: 19.8404 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: