Discovery certificate for object 2018epb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21221 [ 2018TNSTR1093....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 10:21:19
Sender: Mr. Malhar Raghunath Kendurkar
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018epb
Discoverer internal name: mrk05
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:36:45.282 (339.188675) DEC = +34:01:31.45 (34.025403)
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 02:51:21.000 (JD=2458332.6189931)

Potential host galaxy: Unknown


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 02:51:21.000
Flux: 18.96 VegaMag
Filter: L-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Telescope in canary Islands, Spain. Telescope Specifications --> 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: