Discovery certificate for object 2018aqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17626 [ 2018TNSTR.445....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-05 19:30:43
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018aqf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:26:48.854 (276.70356) DEC = +51:08:25.69 (51.14047)
Discovery date: 2018-04-05 10:52:52 (JD=2458213.9533796)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 11241
Host redshift: 0.0331


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-05 10:52:52
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-07 11:35:57
Limiting flux: 21.2 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/2018aqf