Discovery certificate for object 2018agp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17330 [ 2018TNSTR.350....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-16 11:01:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: ATLAS

J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K. W. Smith, S. J. Smartt, D. R. Young, M. Fulton, O. McBrien, D. O'Neill, P. Clark (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018agp
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18mkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:22:56.630 (65.7359566667) DEC = -23:19:40.68 (-23.3279661905)
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 05:45:36.000 (JD=2458183.74)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 05:45:36.000
Flux: 18.886 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-04 06:17:16
Limiting flux: 16.68 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018agp