Discovery certificate for object 2018ago
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17328 [ 2018TNSTR.352....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-16 07:01:08
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018ago
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:33:37.960 (68.408167) DEC = -67:34:14.10 (-67.570583)
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 00:37:08 (JD=2458193.52579)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC547.27-209.975-2628.342
Host redshift: 0.059648

Remarks: transient located 5.2 arcsec away from the centre of an elliptical galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 00:37:08
Flux: 18.949 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-07 01:01:20
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/2018ago