Discovery certificate for object 2020adq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59019 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 19:26:27
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 2020adq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafaoki
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:13:13.810 (78.3075396) DEC = +05:09:56.56 (5.1657103)
Discovery date: 2020-01-12 05:05:16 (JD=2458860.7119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-12 05:05:16
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020adq