Discovery certificate for object 2018cbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18973 [ 2018TNSTR.729....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-31 02:40:39
Sender: Dr. Richard S Post
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018cbx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:15:33.000 (348.8875) DEC = +19:02:45.90 (19.046083)
Discovery date: 2018-05-30 10:50:22 (JD=2458268.951655)

Potential host galaxy: NGC7553
Host redshift: 0.0174


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-30 10:50:22
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.61M with Apogee U230 camera at Sierra Remote Observatories, CA, USA

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-21 01:26:18
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.61M CDK with apogee U47 camera located in Mayhill, NM USA

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