Discovery certificate for object 2020kni
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 71376 [ 2020TNSTR1426....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-20 08:55:25
Sender: GOTO (GOTO_bot)
Reporting Group: GOTO     Discovery Data Source: GOTO

T. Mong, D.Steeghs, D. K. Galloway, V. Dhillon, P. O'Brien, G. Ramsay, D. Pollacco, E. Thrane, S. Poshyachinda, R. Kotak, L. Nuttall, E. Pallé, K. Ulaczyk, J. Lyman, K. Ackley, M. Dyer, M. Kennedy, T. Heikkilä, on behalf of GOTO collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020kni
Discoverer internal name: GOTO20rz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:20:15.735 (215.065562) DEC = -04:34:08.27 (-4.568963)
Discovery date: 2020-05-19 23:45:55.008 (JD=2458989.490217)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-19 23:45:55.008
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: L-GOTO
Instrument: GOTO-1
Telescope: GOTO-North

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-04 04:25:54
Limiting flux: 19.6 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/2020kni