Discovery certificate for object 2020elx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 64502 [ 2020TNSTR.792....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-14 21:24:35
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

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

IAU Designation: AT 2020elx
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20am
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:27:10.860 (81.79525) DEC = -69:24:32.82 (-69.409117)
Discovery date: 2020-03-14 21:15:17.568 (JD=2458923.38562)

Potential host galaxy: LMC
Host redshift: 0.000875

Remarks: Possible nova candidate in LMC


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-14 21:15:17.568
Flux: 15.95 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: GSNST_South_Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-03 04:15:18
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: