Discovery certificate for object 2018ahd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17348 [ 2018TNSTR.353....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-16 23:02:30
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Mirco Villi with CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ahd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:11:56.832 (152.9868) DEC = +16:26:12.48 (16.4368)
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 05:19:24 (JD=2458193.7218056)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 5495
Host redshift: 0.0275


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 05:19:24
Flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-14 08:30:23
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

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