Discovery certificate for object 2018arf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17664 [ 2018TNSTR.465....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-09 00:42:26
Sender: Andrew Drake
Reporting Group: SNHunt     Discovery Data Source: SNHunt

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018arf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:57:17.640 (179.3235) DEC = +36:24:53.28 (36.4148)
Discovery date: 2018-04-08 05:17:19.000 (JD=2458216.7203588)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 6929
Host redshift: 0.0211


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-08 05:17:19.000
Flux: 20.1 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-12 08:52:33
Limiting flux: 21.4 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/2018arf