Discovery certificate for object 2020awo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59939 [ 2020TNSTR.256....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 18:01:43
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Jimenez Angel, I. Perez-Fournon, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020awo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahspec
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:16:27.851 (19.116046) DEC = -16:09:28.64 (-16.157956)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 03:03:19.000 (JD=2458872.6273032)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 03:03:19.000
Flux: 20.133 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 02:33:56
Limiting flux: 20.338 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: