Discovery certificate for object 2018brr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18613 [ 2018TNSTR.634....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-14 22:05:33
Sender: Dr. Gautham Narayan
Source Group: 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 2018brr
Discoverer internal name: C17-0159
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:42:11.210 (205.546708) DEC = -13:31:43.75 (-13.528819)
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 14:25:07 (JD=2458246.10078)


Remarks: Associated with K2 object 212462753 separation: 2.47". Target is rising.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 14:25:07
Flux: 22.31 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Not detected in DECam in g-band on 2018-04-25. Weak detection in i-band forced photometry on 2018-05-08

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