Discovery certificate for object 2020aap
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58925 [ 2020TNSTR.154....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-16 14:32:32
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: AT 2020aap
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20ao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:46.087 (13.69203) DEC = -51:30:39.28 (-51.51091)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:24:00.000 (JD=2458863.6)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J005446.43-513036.9
Host redshift: 0.024934

Remarks: Present in two epochs


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:24:00.000
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-14 02:52:48
Limiting flux: 17.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: