Discovery certificate for object 2018aoq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17584 [ 2018TNSTR.426....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-01 18:12:36
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018aoq
Discoverer internal name: kait-18P
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:10:38.190 (182.659125) DEC = +39:23:47.00 (39.396389)
Discovery date: 2018-04-01 10:21:29 (JD=2458209.9315856)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 4151
Host redshift: 0.003319


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-01 10:21:29
Flux: 15.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 10:48:49
Limiting flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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