Discovery certificate for object 2020aacy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 89746 [ 2020TNSTR3476....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-17 11:04:55
Sender: Dr. David Bersier
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

D. Bersier, C. S. Kochanek report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020aacy
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20oh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:49:38.261 (72.40942) DEC = -68:53:51.00 (-68.8975)
Discovery date: 2020-11-17 07:42:14.400 (JD=2459170.821)

Potential host galaxy: LMC

Remarks: candidate nova in the LMC


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-17 07:42:14.400
Flux: 11.138 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-15 20:25:26
Limiting flux: 18.419 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: