Discovery certificate for object 2018exw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21502 [ 2018TNSTR1153....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-12 18:58:03
Sender: rohit chinchwadkar
Source Group: None

rohit chinchwadkar, malhar kendurkar report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018exw
Discoverer internal name: RC2_18
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:37:26.663 (9.361096) DEC = +42:27:45.40 (42.462612)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 18:15:30 (JD=2458343.2607639)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 18:15:30
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: ELESCOPE TYPE-CORRECTED DALL-KIRKHAM, FOCAL LENGTH- 2938MM(115.71"), CAMERA MODEL- PL16803, TELESCOPE MANUFACTURER- PLANEWAVE, NATIVE FOCAL RATIO= f/6.8, EFFECTIVE FOCAL RATIO=f/6.8, EFFECTIVE APERTURE- 432MM(17"), FOCAL REDUCER- NONE, CAMERA MANUFACTURER- FINGER LAKES INSTRUEMENTS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS
Remarks: NOT VISIBLE IN DSS ARCHIVAL IMAGE

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