Discovery certificate for object 2020xy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58812 [ 2020TNSTR.149....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 03:35:23
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 2020xy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaflmyn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:58:15.103 (14.56293015) DEC = -19:51:11.95 (-19.85331935)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:02:04.000 (JD=2458863.5847801)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:02:04.000
Flux: 18.89 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: