Discovery certificate for object 2020qxp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79405 [ 2020TNSTR2422....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-08 03:53:10
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 2020qxp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20jq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:38.004 (197.65835) DEC = +36:37:43.43 (36.62873)
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 03:07:12.000 (JD=2459069.63)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5002
Host redshift: 0.003639

Remarks: Most likely a young supernova in a relatively nearby galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 03:07:12.000
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-04 03:21:36
Limiting flux: 16.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin


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