Discovery certificate for object 2018ahq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17364 [ 2018TNSTR.358....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-17 19:45:59
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018ahq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:30:24.912 (217.6038) DEC = +11:55:57.36 (11.9326)
Discovery date: 2018-03-17 09:54:34 (JD=2458194.9128935)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5644
Host redshift: 0.0256


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-17 09:54:34
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-25 10:12:22
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD. Mag limit given here is detection limit at PSN location.

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