Discovery certificate for object 2020yyu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 88452 [ 2020TNSTR3353....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-05 23:19:19
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

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

IAU Designation: AT 2020yyu
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-20cy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:50:50.230 (342.709292) DEC = +14:32:59.34 (14.549817)
Discovery date: 2020-11-05 23:16:39.360 (JD=2459159.4699)

Potential host galaxy: Unknown

Remarks: Visible in several epochs, confirmed via follow up observations, on the rise in an unknown galaxy.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-05 23:16:39.360
Flux: 19.71 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-28 01:22:04
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

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