Discovery certificate for object 2020acj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58978 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 06:28:02
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 2020acj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafemxx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:18:56.784 (109.7365997) DEC = +16:54:18.65 (16.9051819)
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 04:07:40 (JD=2458862.6719907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 04:07:40
Flux: 21.56 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-14 03:34:33
Limiting flux: 20.99 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020acj