Discovery certificate for object 2020ace
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58973 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 06:23:04
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

I. Andreoni and D. Goldstein (Caltech) on behalf of the DECam-GROWTH team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020ace
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafrviq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:05:04.356 (106.2681501) DEC = +25:07:09.97 (25.1194349)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 09:08:38 (JD=2458863.8809954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 09:08:38
Flux: 20.55 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-12 06:18:43
Limiting flux: 19.27 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope


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