Discovery certificate for object 2018hdg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23373 [ 2018TNSTR1521....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-07 17:26:08
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018hdg
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18wbx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:52:52.150 (13.217291) DEC = +27:03:54.84 (27.065232)
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 12:14:24 (JD=2458396.01)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 12:14:24
Flux: 18.557 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-02 12:37:26
Limiting flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

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