Discovery certificate for object 2020qov
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78986 [ 2020TNSTR2344....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-31 11:49:21
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2020qov
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20jc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:08:10.301 (227.04292) DEC = -09:13:03.72 (-9.2177)
Discovery date: 2020-07-24 06:14:24.000 (JD=2459054.76)


Remarks: Bright transient on the rise, no match to any known source, most likely a CV, but could be another type of transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-24 06:14:24.000
Flux: 15.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-20 06:28:48
Limiting flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


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