Discovery certificate for object 2018akk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17450 [ 2018TNSTR.377....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-21 19:08:01
Sender: Andrew Drake
Reporting Group: SNHunt     Discovery Data Source: SNHunt

Nikolay Mishevskiy with CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018akk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:02:37.680 (210.657) DEC = -13:10:24.60 (-13.1735)
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 12:20:27 (JD=2458176.0142014)

Potential host galaxy: PGC 941749


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 12:20:27
Flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-17 04:01:34
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/2018akk