Discovery certificate for object 2018feu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21721 [ 2018TNSTR1201....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-18 05:08:58
Sender: rohit chinchwadkar
Source Group: None

Rohit Chinchwadkar report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018feu
Discoverer internal name: RC18
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:38:57.676 (9.740317) DEC = +42:42:59.00 (42.716389)
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 18:15:00 (JD=2458348.2604167)

Potential host galaxy: M31


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 18:15:00
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: R-Cousins
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: NOT VISIBLE IN DSS ARCHIVAL IMAGE

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