Discovery certificate for object 2018asa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17687 [ 2018TNSTR.466....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-09 21:52:34
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018asa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:51:10.152 (192.7923) DEC = +28:47:40.56 (28.7946)
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 07:41:51 (JD=2458217.8207292)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 4738
Host redshift: 0.0159


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 07:41:51
Flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-10 09:31:37
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/2018asa