Discovery certificate for object 2020qbk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78360 [ 2020TNSTR2226....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-22 13:42:14
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: ATLAS

J. Tonry, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland, H. Flewelling (IfA, University of Hawaii), B. Stalder (LSST), A. Rest (STScI), C. Stubbs (Harvard University), K. W. Smith, S. J. Smartt, D. R. Young, S. Srivastav, O. McBrien, D. O'Neill, P. Clark, M. Fulton, J. Gillanders, M. Dobson (Queen's University Belfast), T.-W. Chen (MPE), D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota), J. Anderson (ESO), A. Townsend (University of Manchester) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020qbk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS20txq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:34:39.858 (263.666076) DEC = -04:02:24.14 (-4.04004)
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 10:17:45.600 (JD=2459052.929)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 10:17:45.600
Flux: 19.597 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-20 09:15:50
Limiting flux: 19.65 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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