Discovery certificate for object 2018hce
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23341 [ 2018TNSTR1510....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-05 02:39:09
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

M. Kendurkar, C. Raguenaud on behalf of GSNST Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018hce
Discoverer internal name: GSNST 2018-ag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:54:29.500 (313.622917) DEC = -51:22:59.01 (-51.383057)
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 02:28:44.000 (JD=2458395.603287)

Potential host galaxy: Unknown

Remarks: Object visible in 5 frames.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 02:28:44.000
Flux: 18.06 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Robotic Observatory in Chile Telescope Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain Catadioptric (SCT) Telescope Manufacturer: Celestron Effective Aperture: 355.6mm (14") Focal Length: 3910mm (154") Native Focal Ratio: f/11 Focal Reducer: None Effective Focal Ratio: f/11 Camera Manufacturer: SBIG Camera Model: STL-11000M CCD Type: Kodak KAI-11000

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: