Discovery certificate for object 2018had
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23259 [ 2018TNSTR1492....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-02 02:09:29
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

Jeremy D. Wayland, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018had
Discoverer internal name: kait-18as
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:09.048 (10.0376997) DEC = +41:36:56.16 (41.6156006)
Discovery date: 2018-10-01 07:44:58.000 (JD=2458392.8228935)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Also marginally detected in several images since August 12, 2018.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-01 07:44:58.000
Flux: 19.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-31 11:58:33
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: