Discovery certificate for object 2020qbt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78371 [ 2020TNSTR2225....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-22 20:15:36
Sender: Patrick Vallely
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, P. Vallely, and K. Stanek for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020qbt
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-20iw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:14:46.817 (93.69507) DEC = -63:00:16.06 (-63.00446)
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 04:19:12.000 (JD=2459051.68)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 087- G 001
Host redshift: 0.036699

Remarks: Confirmed in follow-up images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 04:19:12.000
Flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-08 16:47:59
Limiting flux: 18.1 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/2020qbt