Discovery certificate for object 2018aes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17268 [ 2018TNSTR.338....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-12 07:18:35
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

Sameen Yunus, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018aes
Discoverer internal name: kait-18M
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:48:17.760 (207.074) DEC = +03:56:44.20 (3.945611)
Discovery date: 2018-03-11 12:51:30 (JD=2458189.0357639)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5300
Host redshift: 0.003946


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-11 12:51:30
Flux: 18.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-18 13:47:11
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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