Discovery certificate for object 2018beg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18136 [ 2018TNSTR.573....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-03 13:03:50
Sender: Prof. David Sand
Source Group: DLT40

David Sand report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018beg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:51:20.086 (207.83369) DEC = -48:01:28.85 (-48.02468)
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 08:23:59 (JD=2458241.8499884)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 221- G 013
Host redshift: 0.012075

Remarks: This transient is 2.5 arcmin in projection away from ESO 221- G 013, but may also be a galactic transient, given its galactic latitude.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 08:23:59
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: PROMPT-5 at CTIO. Magnitude calibrated to r-band.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-30 08:24:26
Limiting flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: PROMPT-5 at CTIO. Magnitude calibrated to r-band.

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