Discovery certificate for object 2018A
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16197 [ 2018TNSTR...6....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 02:00:06
Sender: Mr. Massimo Caimmi
Source Group: ISSP

Massimo Caimmi report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018A
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:33:38.340 (8.40975) DEC = +48:36:02.40 (48.600667)
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 18:26:57 (JD=2458121.2687153)

Potential host galaxy: NGC147

Remarks: M.Caimmi report the discovery of an apparent nova on image obtained at 2018 01 02.76872 with SC Telescope 0.24-m f/6.5 and CCD Atik 314L (exp 15 frame x 30sec) from Valdicerro Observatory (C92) - Loreto (AN) Italy, during the Italian Supernovae Search Project (ISSP). The new object is located at A.R. = 00h33m38s.33 Decl. = +48°36'02".4, show the source at 18.0 Mag. in the host Galaxy NGC147 (PGC2004). The second image of this transient taken on remote in the same night at 2018 01 03 T01:10:33 with RC 508mm Telescoipe (iTelescope T11).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-02 18:26:57
Flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: .

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 23:55:19
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: .

Archival info: DSS

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