Discovery certificate for object 2018fax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21603 [ 2018TNSTR1163....1J ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 18:17:48
Sender: Mr. Cristovao Jacques
Source Group: BraTS

C. Jacques, J. Barros, E. Pimentel (SONEAR), P. Holvorcem (Holvorcem Ltda.), on behalf of the Brazilian Transient Search (BraTS) team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018fax
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:49:31.080 (267.3795) DEC = +02:49:36.43 (2.826786)
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 23:04:15 (JD=2458342.4612847)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 23:04:15
Flux: 14.9 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 3 frames taken over 2.7-min period with 0.28-m f/2.2 astrograph + CCD; zero points calibrated to UCAC-4 magnitudes

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-28 00:14:41
Limiting flux: 16.6 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 3 frames taken over 2.7-min period with 0.28-m f/2.2 astrograph + CCD; zero points calibrated to UCAC-4 magnitudes

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