Discovery certificate for object 2018bbv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18052

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-26 11:02:35
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bbv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:55:48.78 (238.95325) DEC = -68:52:14.40 (-68.870667)
Discovery date: 2018-04-25 11:13:17 (JD=2458233.9675579)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-068-G-013

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.1) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 20) taken by himself with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Which is 5W"and 12S"of the nucleus of the galaxy ESO-068-G-013(PGC56404)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-25 11:13:17
Flux: 17.1 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-14 12:10:00
Limiting flux: 19 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: nothing visible

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