Discovery certificate for object 2020xpi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86790 [ 2020TNSTR3186....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-20 17:44:45
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

M. Kendurkar, R. Chinchwadkar, C. Raguenaud, A. Chapman and F. José Calvo for GSNST Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020xpi
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20cq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:17:26.500 (19.360417) DEC = -29:24:14.80 (-29.404111)
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 17:41:10.752 (JD=2459141.23693)

Potential host galaxy: 2dFGRS TGS295Z217
Host redshift: 0.1186

Remarks: Visible in several epochs, confirmed via follow up observations.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 17:41:10.752
Flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-07 05:33:02
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

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