Discovery certificate for object 2020ads
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59021 [ 2020TNSTR.166....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 19:27:20
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 2020ads
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafdxkf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:42:07.088 (55.5295352) DEC = -03:11:39.06 (-3.1941832)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 04:01:55.000 (JD=2458856.6679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 04:01:55.000
Flux: 20.18 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 02:57:07
Limiting flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020ads