Discovery certificate for object 2018lqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42042 [ 2019TNSTR1294....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-21 09:56:50
Sender: Ms. Melina Thévenot
Source Group: None

Melina Thévenot report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018lqd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:24:44.208 (21.1842) DEC = -09:28:24.24 (-9.4734)
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 09:58:28 (JD=2458363.9156019)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J012444.28-092825.6


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 09:58:28
Flux: 20.4 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: Apparent Magnitude was calculated with Aperture Photometry Tool, using SDSS J012435.53-092722.0 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr15/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?ra=21.148&dec=-9.4562 as a reference star.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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