Discovery certificate for object 2018dfi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20064 [ 2018TNSTR.957....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-10 14:52:12
Sender: Dr. Richard S Post
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018dfi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:50:50.140 (252.708917) DEC = +45:23:52.07 (45.397797)
Discovery date: 2018-07-10 03:54:07 (JD=2458309.662593)

Potential host galaxy: UGC10586
Host redshift: 0.031

Remarks: 17" CDK with Apogee F47 CCD located at Post Observatory Trenton, ME, USA

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-10 03:54:07
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 17" CDK with Apogee F47 CCD located at Post Observatory Trenton, ME, USA

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-05 08:40:45
Limiting flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 24" CDK with Apogee U230 CCD at Sierra Remote Observatories, CA USA

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