Discovery certificate for object 2018eoq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21210 [ 2018TNSTR1093....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 08:18:07
Sender: Mr. Malhar Raghunath Kendurkar
Source Group: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018eoq
Discoverer internal name: mrk_03 2018
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:37:00.020 (204.250083) DEC = -29:51:52.43 (-29.864564)
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 03:47:31 (JD=2458331.6579977)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5236
Host redshift: 0.001733

Remarks: New transient near the nucleus of NGC 5236 or M83.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 03:47:31
Flux: 18.66 VegaMag
Filter: L-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Observatories in Chile. Instruments -> Telescope Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain Catadioptric (SCT) Telescope Manufacturer: Celestron Effective Aperture: 355.6mm (14") Focal Length: 3910mm (154") Native Focal Ratio: f/11 Focal Reducer: None Effective Focal Ratio: f/11 Camera Manufacturer: SBIG Camera Model: STL-11000M CCD Type: Kodak KAI-11000

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Nothing visible in DSS Archival Data

Details of the new object can be viewed here: