Discovery certificate for object 2020bij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60486 [ 2020TNSTR.310....1I ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-29 17:45:16
Sender: Mr. Koichi Itagaki
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Koichi Itagaki report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020bij
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:55:11.690 (163.798708) DEC = -26:08:25.80 (-26.1405)
Discovery date: 2020-01-29 16:22:49.000 (JD=2458878.1825116)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 3463


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-29 16:22:49.000
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.35-m F/11 reflector +CCD (KAF-1001E)

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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