Discovery certificate for object 2018bbz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18058

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-26 22:29:05
Sender: Mr. Fabrizio Ciabattari
Source Group: ISSP

F. Ciabattari, E. Mazzoni, S. Donati report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bbz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:27:52.33 (261.968042) DEC = +60:05:45.80 (60.096056)
Discovery date: 2018-04-26 00:28:48 (JD=2458234.52)

Potential host galaxy: PGC60339

Remarks: 0.5m Newtonian telescope + CCD FLI Proline 4710 camera; Borgo a Mozzano - Italy - Italian Supernovae Search Project

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-26 00:28:48
Flux: 17.9 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Offset from Host: 3" W; 6" S

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-24 02:38:24
Limiting flux: 19.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.5m Newtonian telescope + CCD FLI Proline 4710 camera; Borgo a Mozzano - Italy - Italian Supernovae Search Project

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