Discovery certificate for object 2020kyi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 71851 [ 2020TNSTR1541....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-24 17:42:29
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 2020kyi
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20bp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:56:33.515 (254.139646) DEC = +39:30:59.59 (39.516553)
Discovery date: 2020-05-24 17:39:46.080 (JD=2458994.23595)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J165632.67+393037.2
Host redshift: 0.10845

Remarks: Visible in two epochs, on the rise


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-24 17:39:46.080
Flux: 19.86 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-21 22:21:23
Limiting flux: 20.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: