Discovery certificate for object 2018hcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23347 [ 2018TNSTR1512....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-05 19:03:20
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Mirco Villi with CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018hcj
Discoverer internal name: SNhunt393
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:37:10.752 (9.2948) DEC = +13:02:45.24 (13.0459)
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 07:50:31 (JD=2458396.8267477)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 370
Host redshift: 0.015


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 07:50:31
Flux: 21.1 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD. Clearly seen in four images.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-10 06:44:54
Limiting flux: 22 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 100K CCD.

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