Discovery certificate for object 2020wlj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 85602 [ 2020TNSTR3115....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-14 15:45:52
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 2020wlj
Discoverer internal name: PS20jcm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:10:49.294 (317.705392177) DEC = -05:36:38.48 (-5.61068925152)
Discovery date: 2020-09-04 09:31:40.800 (JD=2459096.897)

Remarks: This transient was discovered with the help of citizen science project Supernova Hunters run by Zooniverse. The candidate was identified by volunteers including Henryk Krawczyk, Shaney Sze and Denilso G. Delfrate


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-09-04 09:31:40.800
Flux: 21.63 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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