Discovery certificate for object 2018cmi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19379 [ 2018TNSTR.807....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-13 08:41:01
Sender: Emmanuel Conseil
Source Group: None

Emmanuel Conseil report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018cmi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:19.670 (10.581958) DEC = +40:56:40.70 (40.944639)
Discovery date: 2018-06-13 03:59:58 (JD=2458282.6666435)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Emmanuel Conseil reports the discovery of a probable nova in M31, located 00 42 19.67 +40 56 40.7 at magnitude 17.7 CV on 2018-06-13 between 03:59:58 UTC and 04:47:44 UTC. The object is visible on 9 images (50s exposures) taken with Slooh robotic telescope T2 (Corrected Dall-Kirkham 17" + FLI PL16803). Image available here : https://www.flickr.com/photos/econseil/42770797221/

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-13 03:59:58
Flux: 17.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 9 images taken with Slooh robotic telescope T2 (Corrected Dall-Kirkham 17" + FLI PL16803)

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-12 04:45:00
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Images taken with Slooh robotic telescope T2 (Corrected Dall-Kirkham 17" + FLI PL16803)

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