Discovery certificate for object 2018bta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18655

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-18 09:51:29
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bta
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:58.75 (254.494792) DEC = -62:43:53.70 (-62.731583)
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 12:06:00 (JD=2458256.0041667)

Potential host galaxy: ESO-101-G-20


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 12:06:00
Flux: 16.4 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Easily Visible

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-18 12:43:05
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Not visible

Archival info: DSS

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