Discovery certificate for object 2020nby
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74636 [ 2020TNSTR1863....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-20 18:32:39
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 2020nby
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20bu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:08:42.641 (242.177671) DEC = +58:25:46.51 (58.429586)
Discovery date: 2020-06-20 18:26:34.080 (JD=2459021.26845)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 2578617

Remarks: Visible in two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-20 18:26:34.080
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-15 01:12:34
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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