Discovery certificate for object 2018O
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16229 [ 2018TNSTR..11....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-04 17:20:28
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

Lukasz Wyrzykowski report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018O
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:00:41.950 (90.174792) DEC = -63:50:23.20 (-63.839778)
Discovery date: 2018-01-03 08:06:25 (JD=2458121.8378)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC603.30-919.953-3259.850

Remarks: Transient located 5.9 arcsec away from the centre of an edge-on galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-03 08:06:25
Flux: 19.415 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-17 07:47:08
Limiting flux: 22 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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