Discovery certificate for object 2020bdv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60282 [ 2020TNSTR.291....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-28 04:06:39
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 2020bdv
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20ad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:29:43.310 (172.430458) DEC = +20:26:20.70 (20.439083)
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 13:10:00.000 (JD=2458876.0486111)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J11294333+2026207

Remarks: Visible in 4 epochs, close to the nucleus.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 13:10:00.000
Flux: 16.49 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020bdv