Discovery certificate for object 2018hnj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23714 [ 2018TNSTR1629....1J ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-24 02:46:05
Sender: Mr. Cristovao Jacques
Source Group: BraTS

C. Jacques, J. Barros, E. Pimentel (SONEAR), P. Holvorcem (Holvorcem Ltda.), on behalf of the Brazilian Transient Search (BraTS) team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018hnj
Discoverer internal name: BraTS-SON-T2-003
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:54:17.470 (268.572792) DEC = -29:42:53.10 (-29.71475)
Discovery date: 2018-10-23 22:01:42 (JD=2458415.4178472)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-23 22:01:42
Flux: 14.9 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 3 frames taken over 4.0-min period with 0.28-m f/2.2 astrograph + CCD; zero points calibrated to UCAC-4 magnitudes

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-21 22:57:20
Limiting flux: 16.6 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 3 frames taken over 5.2-min period with 0.28-m f/2.2 astrograph + CCD; zero points calibrated to UCAC-4 magnitudes

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