Discovery certificate for object 2018sl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16878

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-12 12:00:02
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K.W. Smith, S. J. Smartt, M. Fulton, O. McBrien (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018sl
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS18mam
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:41:06.454 (250.27689) DEC = -42:10:45.41 (-42.1792814286)
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 15:27:21 (JD=2458159.1439931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 15:27:21
Flux: 16.854 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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