Discovery certificate for object 2020lkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72419 [ 2020TNSTR1626....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-31 00:56:39
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 2020lkp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20fu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:27:02.388 (21.75995) DEC = -10:15:55.15 (-10.26532)
Discovery date: 2020-05-30 03:21:36.000 (JD=2458999.64)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 0567
Host redshift: 0.023026

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise, likely nuclear transients, so could also be a TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-30 03:21:36.000
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-21 04:00:29
Limiting flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020lkp