Discovery certificate for object 2020np
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58201 [ 2020TNSTR..68....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-07 11:24:25
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020np
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20ah
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:47.822 (13.94926) DEC = -51:25:51.60 (-51.431)
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 03:21:36.000 (JD=2458855.64)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J005547.91-512550.5

Remarks: Present in several epochs, on the rise, very faint host galaxy, might be a SLSN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 03:21:36.000
Flux: 16 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-27 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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