Discovery certificate for object 2018hx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16534 [ 2018TNSTR..80....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-17 20:34:02
Sender: Mr. Hanjie Tan
Source Group: XOSS

Di Hu, Wei Gao, Qianzhen Qiao, Ziyi Zhao, Gende Zhu, Mi Zhang, Luze Li, Tianzi Ren, Fei Huang, Hanjie Tan, Xing Gao report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018hx
Discoverer internal name: PSP18A
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:59.320 (10.247167) DEC = +41:37:37.50 (41.627083)
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 13:00:27 (JD=2458136.0419792)

Potential host galaxy: M31


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 13:00:27
Flux: 16.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: using an unfitered CCD+ Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=365mm @f/6.9.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-16 13:09:26
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: using an unfitered CCD+ Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=365mm @f/6.9.

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