Discovery certificate for object 2020aapw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90361 [ 2020TNSTR3508....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-20 14:08:48
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 2020aapw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20om
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:19.697 (10.08207) DEC = +40:49:36.98 (40.82694)
Discovery date: 2020-11-20 09:36:00.000 (JD=2459173.9)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Possible Nova in M31, in two epochs, on the rise


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-20 09:36:00.000
Flux: 16.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-19 00:57:36
Limiting flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Details of the new object can be viewed here: