Discovery certificate for object 2018K
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16217

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-03 19:16:30
Sender: Mr. Tim Puckett
Source Group: POSS

J. Newton, R. Post, E. Weinberg, R. Gagliano, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018K
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:50:50.48 (27.710333) DEC = +48:21:13.70 (48.353806)
Discovery date: 2018-01-03 03:15:41 (JD=2458121.635902778)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 1303
Host redshift: 0.023922


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-03 03:15:41
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 40cm, Portal AZ, USA

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-02 04:29:22
Limiting flux: 19.9 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 61cm

Archival info: Other
Remarks: our archive

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