Discovery certificate for object 2020cud
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62096 [ 2020TNSTR.521....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-17 14:59:16
Sender: Dr. Mark Kennedy
Reporting Group: GOTO     Discovery Data Source: GOTO

K. Ackley, D Steeghs, D. Galloway, K. Ulaczyk, G. Ramsay, M. Kennedy on behalf of the GOTO collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020cud
Discoverer internal name: GOTO20hb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:27:47.660 (201.948583) DEC = -27:16:22.14 (-27.272817)
Discovery date: 2020-02-17 04:51:06.000 (JD=2458896.7021528)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J13274799-2716258
Host redshift: 0.0502


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-17 04:51:06.000
Flux: 17.1 ABMag
Filter: L-GOTO
Instrument: GOTO-1
Telescope: GOTO-North

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-06 05:11:55
Limiting flux: 19.083 ABMag
Filter: L-GOTO
Instrument: GOTO-1
Telescope: GOTO-North


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