Discovery certificate for object 2018cor
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19463 [ 2018TNSTR.830....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-16 20:10:54
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Jackson Sipple, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018cor
Discoverer internal name: kait-18Z
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:43:08.282 (280.7845102) DEC = +60:38:04.56 (60.6345994)
Discovery date: 2018-06-15 10:33:15 (JD=2458284.9397569)


Remarks: The object was detected since May 30 2018 at similar mag of ~18.8, could be LBV.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-15 10:33:15
Flux: 18.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-08 03:17:18
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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