Discovery certificate for object 2020aawx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90684 [ 2020TNSTR3550....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-24 22:13:15
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

M. Kendurkar, R. Chinchwadkar, C. Raguenaud and A. Chapman for GSNST Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020aawx
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20dg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:43:44.900 (25.937085) DEC = -29:54:21.29 (-29.905915)
Discovery date: 2020-11-24 22:09:27.072 (JD=2459178.42323)

Potential host galaxy: 2dFGRS TGS301Z096
Host redshift: 0.0613

Remarks: Visible in several epochs, on the rise. Confirmed via follow up observations.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-24 22:09:27.072
Flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-12 06:21:27
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

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