Discovery certificate for object 2020ais
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59258 [ 2020TNSTR.189....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-20 16:07:43
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2020ais
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20as
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:44:28.531 (176.11888) DEC = +10:47:00.06 (10.78335)
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 14:38:24.000 (JD=2458868.11)

Potential host galaxy: IC 0727
Host redshift: 0.019707

Remarks: Present in several epochs, on the rise, possible nuclear transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 14:38:24.000
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 12:57:36
Limiting flux: 19.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


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