Discovery certificate for object 2020qby
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78386 [ 2020TNSTR2239....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-23 05:46:19
Sender: MASTER (MASTER)
Reporting Group: MASTER     Discovery Data Source: MASTER

V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V.Kornilov, N.Tyurina, P.Balanutsa, A.Kuznetsov, F.Balakin, V.Vladimirov, D. Vlasenko, I.Gorbunov, D.Zimnukhov, V.Senik, T.Pogrosheva, D.Kuvshinov, D. Cheryasov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI, Physics Department), R. Podesta, C.Lopez, F. Podesta, C.Francile (Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar OAFA), H.Levato (Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio ICATE), R. Rebolo, M. Serra (The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias), D. Buckley (South African Astronomical Observatory), O.A. Gres, N.M. Budnev, O.Ershova (Irkutsk State University, API), A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov (Kislovodsk Solar Station of the Pulkovo Observatory), V. Yurkov, A. Gabovich, Yu. Sergienko (Blagoveschensk Educational State University) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020qby
Discoverer internal name: MASTER OT J130402.44+293839.5
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:04:02.440 (196.010167) DEC = +29:38:39.50 (29.644306)
Discovery date: 2020-07-16 22:59:00.960 (JD=2459047.45765)


Remarks: GRB200716C optical count.GCN28125, discovered independently from Swift GCN28124

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-16 22:59:00.960
Flux: 16.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MASTER-IAC

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-15 03:05:59
Limiting flux: 20.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MASTER-IAC

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