Discovery certificate for object 2020lqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72711 [ 2020TNSTR1672....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-03 11:57:21
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

R.Chinchwadkar, M.Kendurkar, C. Raguenaud, A. Chapman and C. Feliciano on behalf of GSNST report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020lqd
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20bv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:23:25.034 (260.854309) DEC = +32:24:33.91 (32.409419)
Discovery date: 2020-06-02 20:13:20.000 (JD=2459003.3425926)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 60188

Remarks: Close to the nucleus, visible in 3 epochs.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-02 20:13:20.000
Flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-28 10:05:20
Limiting flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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