Discovery certificate for object 2018gak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22425

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-09 19:11:22
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe, J. Bulger (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota), D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018gak
Discoverer internal name: PS18bpy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:53:19.469 (343.3311228) DEC = +14:53:06.04 (14.8850124382)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 13:29:16 (JD=2458343.0619907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 13:29:16
Flux: 21.4 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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