Discovery certificate for object 2018hfn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23441 [ 2018TNSTR1542....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-10 05:36:54
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Source Group: GSNST

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018hfn
Discoverer internal name: GSNST 2018-ah
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:18:35.393 (49.647471) DEC = +41:40:01.03 (41.666953)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 05:23:49 (JD=2458400.724884)

Potential host galaxy: 2MFGC 2715
Host redshift: 0.025852


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 05:23:49
Flux: 14.95 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: New object visible in the center of a galaxy 2MFGC 2715 on 2018-10-08 Observations are made using Slooh Robotic Observatory, Spain. Telescope T2 17" CDK

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-29 02:31:12
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Object not visible on 2018-08-29.

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