Discovery certificate for object 2020vvj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 84963 [ 2020TNSTR3083....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-11 22:26:31
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 2020vvj
Discoverer internal name: PS20iri
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:05:37.063 (316.404430995) DEC = -03:37:35.58 (-3.62655096082)
Discovery date: 2020-09-04 09:27:21.600 (JD=2459096.894)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-09-04 09:27:21.600
Flux: 21.68 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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