Discovery certificate for object 2018bag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17975 [ 2018TNSTR.533....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-23 18:53:43
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018bag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:31:58.992 (172.9958) DEC = -00:02:59.50 (-0.04986)
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 04:45:58 (JD=2458231.698588)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 012-004
Host redshift: 0.0397


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 04:45:58
Flux: 19.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD. Seen in four images.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-20 06:23:02
Limiting flux: 21 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/2018bag