Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams

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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PSN J09140899+4004410

PSN J09140899+4004410   2020 08 20.9   *  09 14 08.99 +40 04 41.0  13.7 G   44E 129S  N2782     R 9

2020 8 20.9

Quanzhi Ye and Xing Gao report the discovery of a possible supernova on survey images taken by the 0.1-m f/3.3 "EAST" telescope at Xingming Observatory around 2020 Aug 20.9 UTC. Confirmation was made by EAST on Aug 23.9 UTC, and the 0.6-m f/8 "NEXT" telesope on Aug 26.9 UTC. The object is located at R.A.=09h14m08s.99 Decl.=+40°04'41".0 (equinox 2000.0), about 44.4" east and 128.7" south of the center of NGC 2782. Unfiltered EAST images gave a G-band magnitudes of 13.7+/-0.1 and 13.8+/-0.1 on Aug 20.9 and 23.9 UTC, respectively. NEXT r-band observation on Aug 26.9 UTC gave an r-band magnitude of 13.35+/-0.04. Nothing is visible at this position on DSS2 or PanSTARRS-DR1. Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm01qy.html

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