Discovery certificate for object 2018hhg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23500 [ 2018TNSTR1561....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-12 17:58:09
Sender: Dr. Blaz Mikuz
Source Group: PIKA

S. Maticic report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018hhg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:38:03.370 (339.514042) DEC = +09:43:17.10 (9.721417)
Discovery date: 2018-10-11 18:45:32 (JD=2458403.2816204)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-11 18:45:32
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Possible supernova was discovered by S. Maticic at Crni Vrh Observatory on four unfiltered CCD images, taken on 2018 Oct. 18.780 - 19.483UT with the 60-cm f/3.3 Cichocki reflector in the course of the Comet and Asteroid Search Program (PIKA). The object is at R.A. = 22h38m03s.37, Decl. = +09d43'17".1 (equinox J2000), which is 7.5" W and 12" N from the center of the apparent host galaxy, LEDA 1369040.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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