Discovery certificate for object 2018dfo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20071

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-10 20:07:05
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe, J. Bulger (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota), D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018dfo
Discoverer internal name: PS18agz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:44:34.796 (281.144983165) DEC = +38:54:22.84 (38.9063442831)
Discovery date: 2018-07-04 12:07:12 (JD=2458304.005)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-04 12:07:12
Flux: 20.71 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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