Discovery certificate for object 2018bei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18138 [ 2018TNSTR.577....1J ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-04 07:14:25
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Benjamin Jeffers, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bei
Discoverer internal name: kait-18T
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:35:33.116 (233.8879821) DEC = +12:34:04.44 (12.5679004)
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 11:45:24 (JD=2458241.9898611)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 214391
Host redshift: 0.02837

Remarks: The object was confirmed by KAIT on May 04.235 at similar magnitude.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 11:45:24
Flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-13 12:40:07
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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