Discovery certificate for object 2020fpf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65605 [ 2020TNSTR.917....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-31 10:08:05
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

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

IAU Designation: AT 2020fpf
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20aw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:57:00.326 (164.251358) DEC = +29:37:15.24 (29.6209)
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 10:03:06.048 (JD=2458939.91882)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J10570047+2937193
Host redshift: 0.03429

Remarks: Visible in three epochs, on the rise, low z source


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 10:03:06.048
Flux: 17.63 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-11 22:45:06
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: