Discovery certificate for object 2018dem
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20034 [ 2018TNSTR.947....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-08 19:21:54
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018dem
Discoverer internal name: kait-18ac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:11:58.534 (317.9938913) DEC = -00:13:05.16 (-0.2181)
Discovery date: 2018-07-08 11:02:42 (JD=2458307.9602083)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J211158.77-001309.9
Host redshift: 0.05976


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-08 11:02:42
Flux: 18.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-09 02:29:19
Limiting flux: 19.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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