Discovery certificate for object 2018hc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16506 [ 2018TNSTR..72....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-16 00:07:03
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe, J. Bulger (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota), D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast), A. Rest (STScI), B. E. Tucker (Mt Stromlo Observatory, ANU), G. Narayan (STScI), P. M. Garnavich (Notre Dame), S. Margheim (Gemini Observatory), D. Kasen (UCB/LBL), R. Olling, E. Shaya (University of Maryland) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018hc
Discoverer internal name: PS18eq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:15:38.723 (138.911344166) DEC = +17:18:22.25 (17.3061814417)
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 13:17:45.000 (JD=2458133.0539931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 13:17:45.000
Flux: 21.97 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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