Discovery certificate for object 2018fbm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21619 [ 2018TNSTR1173....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 09:49:29
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

Lukasz Wyrzykowski report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018fbm
Discoverer internal name: SMC720.29.1682.98.740.21
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:40.760 (11.419833) DEC = -73:23:22.70 (-73.389639)
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 06:31:43 (JD=2458344.77203)


Remarks: slowly rising transient near/in/behind the SMC, possible very faint (21 mag) object visible on archival images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 06:31:43
Flux: 18.822 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Remarks: first observation after seasonal break

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-24 00:50:40
Limiting flux: 22 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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