Discovery certificate for object 2020adk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59012 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 19:21:21
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 2020adk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafanxk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:35:36.050 (83.9002069) DEC = +11:46:15.31 (11.7709202)
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 07:50:52.000 (JD=2458859.8269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 07:50:52.000
Flux: 19.35 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-16 06:36:00
Limiting flux: 19.74 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/2020adk