Discovery certificate for object 2020adj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59011 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 19:21:04
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 2020adj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafukgx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:23:21.442 (275.839342) DEC = +17:49:31.65 (17.8254589)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 13:29:16.000 (JD=2458864.0619907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 13:29:16.000
Flux: 19.14 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-13 13:49:26
Limiting flux: 18.58 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/2020adj