AT 2018eaj
RA/DEC ()
13:10:17.370 -49:06:47.40
197.572375 -49.113167
Type
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Redshift
Source Group
None
Discovery Date
2018-07-18 11:57:24
TNS AT
Y
Public
Y
Discovery Mag
13.8
Filter
Clear-
Discoverer/s
Jean-Claude Merlin
Spectra
No Data
Light Curves
FilterTel / InstObs-date rangePhotometry
Clear-Other_Other2018-05-18 13:57:18 - 2018-07-18 11:57:242
Photometry
IDObs-dateMag. / FluxErrLim. Mag./FluxUnitsFilterTel / InstExp-timeObserver/sRemarks
322212018-07-18 11:57:2413.8STMagClear-Other_Other60J.C. Merlin
322202018-05-18 13:57:1819STMagClear-Other_Other60J.C. Merlin[Last non detection] Apparent quiescent state at magnitude 16.8
AT Reportings
IDTime received (UT)SenderReporter/s (Discoverer/s)GroupRADECDiscovery date (UT)Discovery Mag.FilterRelated filesAT TypeInternal nameAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
207482018-07-18 15:56:53jcmerlinJean-Claude MerlinNone13:10:17.370-49:06:47.402018-07-18 11:57:2413.8Clear-OtherJean-Claude Merlin (Angers, France) reports probable cataclysmic variable in Centaurus at J2000 : RA 13:10:17.37 ; Dec -49:06:47.4. CCD images with luminance filter using the T31 iTelescope.net telescope (0.51-m f/6.8 astrograph + CCD + f/4.5 focal reducer) at Siding Spring (Australia) obtained on 2018 July 18 11:57:24 UT : magnitude 13.8. Further magnitudes with same telescope and filter : 2018 May 15 11:21:16 UT : magnitude 16.7 ; 2018 May 18 13:57:18 UT : magnitude 16.8 ; 2018 July 17 11:44:32 UT : magnitude 13.8. Probable identification with star 3UC082-152547.
Related files
FileFile TypeCommentsLast Modified (UT)Modified By
tns_2018eaj_atrep_20748.jpgGraphics2018-07-18 15:56:53jcmerlin
Classification Reportings
No Data

Comments

Identical with the known long-period variable star SSS_J131017.3-490647: https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=495188 — Currently on the rise according to the ASAS-SN Sky Patrol light curve (V magnitudes) for the past 180 days: https://asas-sn.osu.edu/light_curves/54762f0e-b79b-4eac-854a-bcfc52f96810