Discovery certificate for object 2018gqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22930 [ 2018TNSTR1406....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-18 17:40:20
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K. W. Smith, S. J. Smartt, D. R. Young, M. Fulton, O. McBrien, D. O'Neill, P. Clark (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018gqd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18vlh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:42:05.467 (250.522779167) DEC = +31:31:57.25 (31.5325683333)
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 05:49:55 (JD=2458379.7429977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 05:49:55
Flux: 18.346 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-16 06:30:14
Limiting flux: 19.01 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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