Discovery certificate for object 2018hwq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24039 [ 2018TNSTR1716....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-06 08:33:42
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Source Group: GSNST

Cedric Raguenaud, Malhar R. Kendurkar on behalf of GSNST Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018hwq
Discoverer internal name: GSNST 2018-ak
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:47.540 (10.698083) DEC = +41:17:19.40 (41.288722)
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 08:25:29 (JD=2458428.851042)

Potential host galaxy: M31
Host redshift: 0.001


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 08:25:29
Flux: 17.11 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Possible outburst of a Nova at position 00 42 47.54 +41 17 19.4 Observations were made using Slooh's Chile Telescope.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-04 20:47:10
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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