Discovery certificate for object 2018er
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16434 [ 2018TNSTR..46....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-12 19:38:46
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Mirco Villi on behalf of CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018er
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:53:17.040 (73.321) DEC = +25:52:23.52 (25.8732)
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 04:29:14 (JD=2458130.6869676)

Potential host galaxy: PGC 1753403


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 04:29:14
Flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-15 05:08:15
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

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