Discovery certificate for object 2018auq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17778 [ 2018TNSTR.494....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-15 16:46:42
Sender: Dr. Mariusz Gromadzki
Source Group: None

Mariusz Gromadzki, Lukasz Wyrzykowski (Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018auq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:16:46.140 (79.19225) DEC = -62:15:36.70 (-62.260194)
Discovery date: 2018-03-31 00:41:38 (JD=2458208.52892)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC575.06-488.041-4078.836


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-31 00:41:38
Flux: 21.895 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-21 02:41:49
Limiting flux: 22 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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