Discovery certificate for object 2018epd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21223 [ 2018TNSTR1093....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 10:45:00
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 2018epd
Discoverer internal name: mrk06
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:36:29.751 (339.123963) DEC = +34:03:26.78 (34.057439)
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 02:51:21.000 (JD=2458332.6189931)

Potential host galaxy: Unknown

Remarks: New faint transient at RA -> 22:36:29.751, Dec -> +34:03:26.78 at magnitude of 19.69 +/- 0.52


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 02:51:21.000
Flux: 19.69 VegaMag
Filter: L-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Observatory 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

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