Discovery certificate for object 2018aoy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17593

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-02 07:01:18
Sender: Mr. Massimo Caimmi
Source Group: ISSP

Massimo Caimmi report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018aoy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:50:47.92 (222.699667) DEC = +54:24:28.80 (54.408)
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 03:49:47 (JD=2458210.6595718)

Potential host galaxy: IC1069

Remarks: M.Caimmi report the discovery of an apparent supernova on image obtained at 2018 04 02.15958 with SC Telescope 0.24-m f/6.5 and CCD Atik 314L (exp 15 frame x 30sec) from Valdicerro Observatory (C92) - Loreto (AN) Italy, during the Italian Supernovae Search Project (ISSP). The new object is located at A.R. = 14h50m47s.92 Decl. = +54°24'28".8, show the source at 18.0 Mag. Astrometry with respect to UCAC-4 stars which is 12" South and 12" Est from the centre of Galaxy IC 1069 (PGC53000).


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 03:49:47
Flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-19 04:51:25
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: