Discovery certificate for object 2018ftn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22202 [ 2018TNSTR1292....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-04 21:35:03
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Source Group: GSNST

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018ftn
Discoverer internal name: GSNST 2018-ad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:25:17.870 (21.324458) DEC = +09:39:00.06 (9.650017)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 09:37:26 (JD=2458365.9009954)

Potential host galaxy: Unknown

Remarks: Object is visible in three images taken on 2018-09-03 using Slooh Robotic Observatory in Canary Islands, Spain.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 09:37:26
Flux: 17.29 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Robotic Telescope 17" CDK

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Object is not visible in DSS, SDSS

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