Discovery certificate for object 2018baf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17974 [ 2018TNSTR.534....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-23 18:49:08
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018baf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:17:01.584 (199.2566) DEC = -02:16:36.84 (-2.2769)
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 06:19:31 (JD=2458231.7635532)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J131701.56-021636.7


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 06:19:31
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-20 09:18:04
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/2018baf