Discovery certificate for object 2020acf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58974 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 06:26:38
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 2020acf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafefpy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:33:43.012 (113.4292156) DEC = +09:31:14.29 (9.5206355)
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:48:57 (JD=2458862.6589931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:48:57
Flux: 21.15 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-12 07:40:48
Limiting flux: 19.38 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/2020acf