Discovery certificate for object 2020afp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59101 [ 2020TNSTR.171....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-18 19:14:59
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020afp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20aq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:55:41.275 (193.92198) DEC = +27:14:59.68 (27.24991)
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 15:50:24.000 (JD=2458867.16)

Potential host galaxy: IC 3900
Host redshift: 0.023733

Remarks: Present in two epochs, might be a nuclear event


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 15:50:24.000
Flux: 16.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 10:19:12
Limiting flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Details of the new object can be viewed here: