Discovery certificate for object 2018gey
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22569 [ 2018TNSTR1364....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 06:20:14
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018gey
Discoverer internal name: LMC536.02.1344.76.1837.02
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:37:27.980 (69.366583) DEC = -72:52:44.00 (-72.878889)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 08:00:54 (JD=2458372.83396)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC536.02-1344.174-1843.113

Remarks: young and rising transient 1.5 arcsec away from the centre of a galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 08:00:54
Flux: 21.831 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-19 10:02:45
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/2018gey