Discovery certificate for object 2020ada
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58998 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 17:53:13
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 2020ada
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafshty
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:07:39.731 (106.9155464) DEC = +19:10:51.54 (19.1809835)
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:34:33.000 (JD=2458862.6489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:34:33.000
Flux: 21.9 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: 19.15 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/2020ada