Discovery certificate for object 2018cyg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19818 [ 2018TNSTR.907....1J ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 23:56:37
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018cyg
Discoverer internal name: kait-18aa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:34:08.471 (233.5352969) DEC = +56:41:49.03 (56.6969519)
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 07:29:31.000 (JD=2458299.8121644)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5965
Host redshift: 0.01138

Remarks: The object was also marginally detected by KAIT one two nights ago at June 28.324 UT at mag ~19.1.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 07:29:31.000
Flux: 18.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-25 07:50:22
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: