Discovery certificate for object 2020lna
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72587 [ 2020TNSTR1641....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-01 14:57:08
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: GaiaAlerts

S.T. Hodgkin, E. Breedt, A. Delgado, D.L. Harrison, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, T. Wevers, A. Yoldas (IoA Cambridge), N. Ihanec, K. Kruszyńska, K.A. Rybicki, Ł. Wyrzykowski (Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory), Z. Kostrzewa-Rutkowska (Leiden Observatory), D. Eappachen (SRON/RU), G. Marton (Konkoly Observatory), on behalf of the Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020lna
Discoverer internal name: Gaia20cms
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:29:56.080 (127.483667) DEC = -29:32:21.01 (-29.539169)
Discovery date: 2020-05-29 09:41:45.600 (JD=2458998.904)


Remarks: faint blue Gaia source near the Galactic plane brightens by 3 mag, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-29 09:41:45.600
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-29 08:29:46
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020lna