Discovery certificate for object 2020efl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63788 [ 2020TNSTR.746....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-08 10:39:40
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

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

IAU Designation: AT 2020efl
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20al
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:44:25.713 (236.107137) DEC = +46:39:27.63 (46.657675)
Discovery date: 2020-03-08 10:39:11.232 (JD=2458916.94388)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15442543+4639340
Host redshift: 0.01945

Remarks: Close to nucleus, visible in several epochs, on the rise. Confirmed via PGAO-Bot1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-08 10:39:11.232
Flux: 17.71 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-18 02:32:04
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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