Discovery certificate for object 2020adu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59023 [ 2020TNSTR.177....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-18 06:35:57
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020adu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abxlius
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:16:03.714 (79.01547525) DEC = -09:22:47.93 (-9.37997925)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:34:17.000 (JD=2458863.6488079)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:34:17.000
Flux: 14.84 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 04:17:47
Limiting flux: 19.6751 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: