Discovery certificate for object 2020khl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 71138 [ 2020TNSTR1398....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-18 08:10:58
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 2020khl
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20bn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:36:22.292 (219.092883) DEC = +55:07:41.57 (55.128214)
Discovery date: 2020-05-18 08:07:35.040 (JD=2458987.8386)

Potential host galaxy: Unknown

Remarks: Visible in two epoch, nuclear source so could be TDE, on the rise.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-18 08:07:35.040
Flux: 19.277 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-15 23:05:02
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: