Discovery certificate for object 2018eby
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20798 [ 2018TNSTR1021....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-23 05:23:00
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Reporting Group: LOSS     Discovery Data Source: LOSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018eby
Discoverer internal name: kait-18af
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:48:20.351 (252.0847947) DEC = +31:26:09.96 (31.4361006)
Discovery date: 2018-07-22 06:46:35 (JD=2458321.7823495)


Remarks: The object was confirmed by KAIT on July 23.208 UT with similar mag.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-22 06:46:35
Flux: 19.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-18 07:36:28
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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