Discovery certificate for object 2020ado
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59017 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 19:25:34
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 2020ado
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafduvt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:36:28.544 (54.1189313) DEC = -07:49:34.52 (-7.8262561)
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 03:02:52 (JD=2458859.6269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 03:02:52
Flux: 19.82 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 03:31:40
Limiting flux: 19.46 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/2020ado