Discovery certificate for object 2018ewz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21475 [ 2018TNSTR1152....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-12 06:35:42
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Source Group: None

Kendurkar Malhar, Raguenaud Cedric on behalf of GSNST Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ewz
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-2018ab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:55.399 (3.980829) DEC = +17:36:59.81 (17.616614)
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 02:57:07 (JD=2458339.6229977)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 1537119


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 02:57:07
Flux: 19.22 VegaMag
Filter: L-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Observatories in Canary Islands, Spain. Informations --> 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 not visible in DSS Archival Database.

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018ewz