Discovery certificate for object 2018bsk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18634 [ 2018TNSTR.650....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-16 19:31:58
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Nikolay Mishevskiy and CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018bsk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:28:51.624 (187.2151) DEC = -01:56:05.28 (-1.9348)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 05:08:25 (JD=2458254.7141782)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 4454
Host redshift: 0.008


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 05:08:25
Flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-23 05:45:45
Limiting flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

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