Discovery certificate for object 2020azg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60058 [ 2020TNSTR.267....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-26 18:28:06
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

R.Chinchwadkar, M.Kendurkar, C. Raguenaud, C. Feliciano and A. Chapman on behalf of GSNST report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020azg
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20aa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:34:29.000 (188.620833) DEC = +64:05:55.74 (64.098817)
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 09:10:00.000 (JD=2458873.8819444)

Potential host galaxy: AGC 221477

Remarks: Confirmed via follow up observations. Close to the nucleus. Visible to 4 epochs.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 09:10:00.000
Flux: 15.73 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-24 09:10:00
Limiting flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: