Discovery certificate for object 2020aco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58983 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 06:29:40
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 2020aco
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafsfki
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:09:11.259 (107.2969144) DEC = +09:21:16.02 (9.3544512)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 09:04:19.000 (JD=2458863.8779977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 09:04:19.000
Flux: 21.33 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-14 04:11:59
Limiting flux: 21.36 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/2020aco