Discovery certificate for object 2018gfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22583 [ 2018TNSTR1364....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 12:20:56
Sender: Dr. Lukasz Wyrzykowski
Source Group: OGLE

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018gfk
Discoverer internal name: SMC813.02.294.77.2063.32
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:45.000 (24.9375) DEC = -68:40:31.70 (-68.675472)
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 06:51:02 (JD=2458373.78544)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-SMC813.02-305.426-2043.364

Remarks: flat-light curve transient in the disk of a larger spiral galaxy. Probably SN IIP.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 06:51:02
Flux: 20.2 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-02 10:26:12
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/2018gfk