Discovery certificate for object 2018hsi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23885 [ 2018TNSTR1673....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-02 06:44:30
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Kevin Tang, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018hsi
Discoverer internal name: kait-18az
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:21:10.296 (290.2929) DEC = +43:56:33.36 (43.9426)
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 02:47:43 (JD=2458417.6164699)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 230-007
Host redshift: 0.054324


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 02:47:43
Flux: 19.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-25 02:49:44
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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