Discovery certificate for object 2020abag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90820 [ 2020TNSTR3573....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-26 17:59:43
Sender: Mr. Robert Morgan
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: DESGW

Robert Morgan report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020abag
Discoverer internal name: DESNU-e-889367
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:03:59.472 (105.997798) DEC = +05:50:22.98 (5.839717)
Discovery date: 2020-11-15 07:55:12.000 (JD=2459168.83)

Potential host galaxy: PSO J105.9982+05.8396

Remarks: Possible association with IceCube-20201114A


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-15 07:55:12.000
Flux: 22 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: Magnitude is estimated based on host galaxy magnitude in PanSTARRS DR2

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Detected in difference imaging using 2020-11-14 as a reference image

Details of the new object can be viewed here: