Discovery certificate for object 2018cux
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19694 [ 2018TNSTR.881....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-25 10:38:21
Sender: Dr. Erkki Kankare
Source Group: ePESSTO

Erkki Kankare report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018cux
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:27:51.410 (156.964208) DEC = -43:54:18.00 (-43.905)
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 04:43:53 (JD=2458201.6971412)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 3256
Host redshift: 0.009


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 04:43:53
Flux: 22.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: EFOSC2-NTT
Telescope: The ESO New Technology Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-09 07:15:10
Limiting flux: 21.8 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: EFOSC2-NTT
Telescope: The ESO New Technology Telescope


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