Discovery certificate for object 2018dig
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20160

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-12 18:25:08
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 2018dig
Discoverer internal name: PS18air
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:33:58.930 (188.495543039) DEC = +39:05:54.59 (39.0984962637)
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 06:36:00 (JD=2458285.775)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 06:36:00
Flux: 20.77 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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