Discovery certificate for object 2018eei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20879 [ 2018TNSTR1044....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-27 04:02:40
Date made public: 2018-07-28
Sender: Mr. Malhar Raghunath Kendurkar
Source Group: None

Malhar Raghunath Kendurkar report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018eei
Discoverer internal name: mrk2018
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:22:45.460 (260.689417) DEC = +62:10:13.48 (62.170411)
Discovery date: 2018-07-26 00:53:43 (JD=2458325.5373032)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 6365
Host redshift: 0.02676

Remarks: New PSN near NGC 6365


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-26 00:53:43
Flux: 18.07 VegaMag
Filter: L-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Observatory's 17" CDK f/6.8 telescope in Canary Island, Spain. Telescope Type: Corrected Dall-Kirkham Telescope Manufacturer: PlaneWave Effective Aperture: 432mm (17") Focal Length: 2938mm (115.71") Native Focal Ratio: f/6.8 Focal Reducer: None Effective Focal Ratio: f/6.8 Camera Manufacturer: Finger Lakes Instruments Camera Model: PL16803 CCD Type: Kodak KAF-16803

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Object is not visible in DSS Archival Data

Details of the new object can be viewed here: