Discovery certificate for object 2018bsl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18635 [ 2018TNSTR.649....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-16 19:48:34
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Mirco Villi with CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018bsl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:35:50.256 (188.9594) DEC = -02:23:13.56 (-2.3871)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 05:07:04 (JD=2458254.7132407)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J12355005-0223045
Host redshift: 0.084

Remarks: Visible on two nights.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 05:07:04
Flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-15 06:51:42
Limiting flux: 21.5 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/2018bsl