Discovery certificate for object 2018bao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17991

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-23 23:00:03
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018bao
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18nor
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:07:28.230 (106.867624118) DEC = -31:42:04.37 (-31.7012141176)
Discovery date: 2018-04-13 05:39:50 (JD=2458221.7359954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-13 05:39:50
Flux: 15.875 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-05 06:48:57
Limiting flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Details of the new object can be viewed here: