Discovery certificate for object 2018be
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16312 [ 2018TNSTR..16....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-06 21:48:44
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

Lukasz Wyrzykowski report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018be
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:08:49.000 (17.204167) DEC = -76:42:47.60 (-76.713222)
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 01:11:15 (JD=2458124.54948)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-SMC735.04-932.565-1928.930

Remarks: possible transient in the centre of a spiral galaxy,

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 01:11:15
Flux: 19.83 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Remarks: host subtracted, forced difference imaging

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-26 02:32:11
Limiting flux: 20.7 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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