Discovery certificate for object 2018hdk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23377

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-07 20:32:10
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 2018hdk
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18wcd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:09:33.952 (302.391468333) DEC = +03:52:11.04 (3.86973333333)
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 07:45:07 (JD=2458396.8229977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 07:45:07
Flux: 16.137 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-03 08:41:16
Limiting flux: 19.47 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/2018hdk