Discovery certificate for object 2018hgf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23462 [ 2018TNSTR1551....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-11 21:33:45
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ATLAS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018hgf
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18wcv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:11:42.927 (332.928863636) DEC = -18:07:56.52 (-18.1323654545)
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 07:56:38.000 (JD=2458401.8309954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 07:56:38.000
Flux: 18.374 ABMag
Filter: cyan-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-04 08:34:04
Limiting flux: 19.19 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

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