Discovery certificate for object 2018faw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21602 [ 2018TNSTR1164....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 15:30:35
Sender: Mr. Cristovao Jacques
Source Group: BraTS

Leonardo Amaral (Observatorio Campo dos Amarais - OCA), Paulo Holvorcem (Holvorcem Ltda.), on behalf of the Brazilian Transient Search (BraTS) team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018faw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:44:57.810 (251.240875) DEC = -58:24:49.58 (-58.413772)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 00:00:53 (JD=2458343.5006134)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 00:00:53
Flux: 17.8 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 6 frames taken over 1.88-h period with 0.31-m f/2.9 Newtonian reflector + CCD; zero points calibrated to UCAC-4 magnitudes

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-14 03:06:37
Limiting flux: 18.7 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 3 frames taken over 0.48-h period with 0.31-m f/2.9 Newtonian reflector + CCD; zero points calibrated to UCAC-4 magnitudes

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