Discovery certificate for object 2020ack
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58979 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 06:28:23
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 2020ack
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafedfu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:08:37.857 (107.1577392) DEC = +23:30:00.66 (23.5001835)
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:44:38 (JD=2458862.6559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:44:38
Flux: 21.7 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: 19.23 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/2020ack