Discovery certificate for object 2018acu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17202 [ 2018TNSTR.325....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-09 16:20:07
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018acu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:50:06.060 (72.52525) DEC = -62:53:29.70 (-62.891583)
Discovery date: 2018-03-08 01:13:28 (JD=2458185.55103)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC587.03-546.527-3890.592

Remarks: New source appearing 8 arcsec away from the centre of a large spiral galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-08 01:13:28
Flux: 20.051 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-24 01:26:21
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/2018acu