Interesting object

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=7.0595&dec=-8.7378&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

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Oh cool, we have three r-band exposures of it (2018-08-09 @ 05:07, 2018-08-09 @ 06:18, 2018-09-08 @ 03:55) and you can see it fade!


(oh, and an earlier z-band exposure where it also appears: 2018-07-25 @ 07:23)

cheers,
dustin

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this is an already known trasient, AT2018efl. discovered by the Pan-STARSS group.
https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018efl

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And cool in-mind, the galaxy associated with it looks like a post for the “Stellar Streams” thread.

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