Discovery certificate for object 2018bce
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18068 [ 2018TNSTR.554....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-27 17:36:31
Sender: Prof. Gautham Narayan
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

A. Rest (STScI), A. Zenteno(NOAO/CTIO), Giovanni Strampelli (STScI), B. E. Tucker (Mt Stromlo Observatory, ANU), P. M. Garnavich (Notre Dame), S. Margheim (Gemini Observatory), D. Kasen (UCB/LBL), R. Olling, E. Shaya (U Maryland), G. Narayan (STScI), A. Villar (CfA), F. Forster (U. de Chile), R. Mushotzky (UMD), R. Chris Smith (NOAO/CTIO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018bce
Discoverer internal name: C17-0106
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:12:30.958 (198.128992) DEC = -10:54:41.62 (-10.911561)
Discovery date: 2018-04-24 12:46:11.000 (JD=2458233.03208)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J131231.20-105444.2

Remarks: Associated with K2 object 212585316, separation: 5.12"


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-24 12:46:11.000
Flux: 21.257 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Not detected in DECam g-band imaging on 20180414 or archival PS1 imaging

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