Discovery certificate for object 2018bio
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18278 [ 2018TNSTR.617....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-11 00:45:21
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018bio
Discoverer internal name: kait-18V
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:33:02.450 (173.260208) DEC = +62:44:37.30 (62.743694)
Discovery date: 2018-05-09 06:35:20.000 (JD=2458247.774537)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J113302.77+624447.4
Host redshift: 0.048

Remarks: The object was confirmed by KAIT on 10.272 UT with mag ~18.6.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-09 06:35:20.000
Flux: 18.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-01 07:37:56
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: