AT 2018hfs
RA/DEC (2000)
00:42:49.84 +41:23:35.00
10.707667 +41.393056
Type
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Redshift
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Source Group
XOSS
Discovery Date
2018-10-10 14:26:05
TNS AT
Y
Public
Y
Host Name
M31
Discovery Mag
18.2
Filter
Clear-
Discoverer/s
Qiang Yin, Xing Gao
Spectra
No Data
Light Curves
FilterTel / InstObs-date rangePhotometry
Clear-Other_Other2018-10-09 13:10:23 - 2018-10-10 14:26:052
Photometry
IDObs-dateMag. / FluxErrLim. Mag./FluxUnitsFilterTel / InstExp-timeObserver/sRemarks
373982018-10-10 14:26:0518.221VegaMagClear-Other_Other300Qiang Yin, Xing Gao0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope + unfiltered CCD.
373972018-10-09 13:10:2321VegaMagClear-Other_Other300Xing Gao[Last non detection] 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope + unfiltered CCD.
AT Reportings
IDTime received (UT)SenderReporter/s (Discoverer/s)GroupRADECDiscovery date (UT)Discovery Mag.FilterRelated filesAT TypeInternal nameAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
234472018-10-10 15:37:29Zhijian XuQiang Yin, Xing GaoXOSS00:42:49.84+41:23:35.002018-10-10 14:26:0518.2Clear-PNVXM146QYXOSSQiang Yin and Xing Gao, report the discovery of a possible nova (mag approximately 18.2) on severl 300-s survey images (limiting mag about 21.0) taken by Xing Gao in Xingming Observatory Sky Survey(C42) around Oct. 10.60145 UT using a unfiltered CCD ( + 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope). The transient approximately located at R.A.=00h42m49.84s +41d23'35".0 (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 62.2" east and 446.5" north of the center of the NGC224(M31). Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Oct. 09.54888 UT(limiting mag 21.0). NET UCAC-4 XM145QY C2018 10 10.60145 00 42 49.84 +41 23 35.0 18.20V C42,All images can be seen from: http://www.xjltp.com/XOSS/XM146QY/XM146QY.htm , C42,Xingming Observatory - NEXT, Mt. Nanshan. Observers Q.Yin,X.Gao,Measurers Q.Yin, 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope and CCD.
Classification Reportings
No Data

Comments

I picked this new object up at 2018 10 10.77819 from the UK.
Magnitude about 17.2
20cm reflector, QSI camera

Image attached