Discovery certificate for object 2020vln
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 84593 [ 2020TNSTR3068....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-09 14:44:15
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, T. de Boer, J. Bulger, J. Fairlamb, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, T. Lowe, E. Magnier, A. Schultz, R. J. Wainscoat, M. Willman (IfA, University of Hawaii), K. W. Smith, D. R. Young, O. McBrien, J. Gillanders, S. Srivastav, M. Fulton, S. J. Smartt, D. O'Neill, P. Clark, S. Sim (Queen's University Belfast), D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020vln
Discoverer internal name: PS20ihn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:22:17.082 (20.5711748026) DEC = -15:22:31.55 (-15.37543148)
Discovery date: 2020-09-22 12:38:52.800 (JD=2459115.027)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-09-22 12:38:52.800
Flux: 21.14 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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