Discovery certificate for object 2018ast
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17712 [ 2018TNSTR.469....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-10 12:38:28
Sender: Mr. Yuji Tanaka
Source Group: None

Yuji Tanaka report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018ast
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:41:07.960 (175.283167) DEC = +24:49:10.60 (24.819611)
Discovery date: 2018-04-08 12:34:33 (JD=2458217.0239931)

Potential host galaxy: NGC3812


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-08 12:34:33
Flux: 16.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.20m Reflector F4.1 2018-04-10, I can get photo of this PSN.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-07 13:12:00
Limiting flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.20m Reflector F4.1

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