Discovery certificate for object 2018dfg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20062

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-10 12:52:54
Sender: Mr. Stuart Parker
Source Group: BOSS

Stuart Parker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018dfg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:06:34.70 (211.644583) DEC = -05:27:02.90 (-5.450806)
Discovery date: 2018-07-10 10:24:54 (JD=2458309.9339583)

Potential host galaxy: NGC5468

Remarks: Stuart Parker, Canterbury, New Zealand, reports the discovery of an apparent supernova (red mag 17.8) on a 30-s unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19) taken by himself with a 30-cm Astro-Tech AT12RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph (+ ST10 camera) at his Parkdale Observatory in the course of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search.Which is 3W"and 8N"of the nucleus of the galaxy NGC5468 Very close to the core

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-10 10:24:54
Flux: 17.8 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Very close to the core

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-05 10:20:00
Limiting flux: 18 Other
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Not visible

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