Discovery certificate for object 2018auu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17782 [ 2018TNSTR.501....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-16 08:09:30
Sender: zhitong li
Source Group: PTSS

Bin Li (PMO),Zhitong Li,Wenxiong Li,Xiaofeng Wang(THU),Zhijian Xu,Hanjie Tan(CCU),Haibin Zhao(PMO),Lifan Wang (PMO/TAMU),Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018auu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:05:29.540 (241.373083) DEC = -01:23:43.57 (-1.395436)
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 18:53:37 (JD=2458224.2872338)


Remarks: This object was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS). There we find no galaxy near this position. It may be CVs. The link of the discovery information at:http://www.cneost.org/ptss2/findname.php?ptssname=PTSS-18dgi

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 18:53:37
Flux: 17.58 VegaMag
Filter: Other-
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Remarks: We use V+R filter,which is like the combination of V filter and R filter.To see more details:http://www.cneost.org/site/?p=1410

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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