Discovery certificate for object 2020fre
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65747 [ 2020TNSTR.930....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-01 20:27:56
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 2020fre
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20az
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:03:08.190 (165.784125) DEC = +43:45:12.39 (43.753442)
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 19:23:36.384 (JD=2458940.30806)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J11030851+4344591
Host redshift: 0.05105

Remarks: Visible in several epochs, on the rise. Confirmed via follow up observations.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 19:23:36.384
Flux: 19.82 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-03 22:23:36
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: