Discovery certificate for object 2020bfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60352 [ 2020TNSTR.289....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-28 14:41:12
Sender: Mr. Cristovao Jacques
Reporting Group: BraTS     Discovery Data Source: BraTS

Leonardo Amaral, Eduardo Pimentel, Cristovao Jacques, Carlos Colesanti, Israel Mussi, Joao Ribeiro, Marcelo Domingues, Joao Amancio, Paulo Holvorcem, Tasso Napoleao on behalf of the Brazilian Transient Search (BraTS) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020bfc
Discoverer internal name: BraTS-BraTS-T1-005
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:07:30.810 (91.878375) DEC = -01:01:50.10 (-1.030583)
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 02:29:43.000 (JD=2458876.6039699)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 02:29:43.000
Flux: 13.9 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Three successive exposures taken with a 200mm f/1.8 telephoto lens + Canon 6D camera; zero points calibrated to UCAC-3 magnitudes.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-25 14:57:00
Limiting flux: 14.5 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Three successive exposures taken with a 200mm f/1.8 telephoto lens + Canon 6D camera; zero points calibrated to UCAC-3 magnitudes.

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