Discovery certificate for object 2018eln
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21103 [ 2018TNSTR1054....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-30 13:36:38
Sender: Mr. Malhar Raghunath Kendurkar
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Malhar Raghunath Kendurkar report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018eln
Discoverer internal name: mrk2_2018
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:32:19.050 (233.079375) DEC = +15:23:39.09 (15.394192)
Discovery date: 2018-07-30 01:36:28.000 (JD=2458329.5669907)

Potential host galaxy: Unknown

Remarks: Possible new Astronomical Transient at RA: 15:32:19.050, Dec: +15:23:39.09


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-30 01:36:28.000
Flux: 18.53 VegaMag
Filter: L-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Observatories in Chile (Code - W88). Specifications of the instruments -> Telescope Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain Catadioptric (SCT) Telescope Manufacturer: Celestron Effective Aperture: 355.6mm (14") Focal Length: 3910mm (154") Native Focal Ratio: f/11 Focal Reducer: None Effective Focal Ratio: f/11 Camera Manufacturer: SBIG Camera Model: STL-11000M CCD Type: Kodak KAI-11000 Horizontal Resolution: 4008 Vertical Resolution: 2672 Delivered Horiz Resolution: 1336 Delivered Vert Resolution: 891 Pixel Size: 9x9µm Sensor Size: 36.072x24.048mm

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS
Remarks: Object not visible in DSS Archival Data.

Details of the new object can be viewed here: