Discovery certificate for object 2018htf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23909 [ 2018TNSTR1685....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-03 18:51:05
Sender: Dr. Richard S Post
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018htf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:00:34.999 (45.14583) DEC = +11:50:39.40 (11.844278)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 05:51:59 (JD=2458425.744444)

Potential host galaxy: NGC1166
Host redshift: 0.025661


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 05:51:59
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 24" CDK with Apogee U230 CCD at Sierra Remote Observatories, CA USA

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-14 09:29:50
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 24" CDK with Apogee U230 CCD at Sierra Remote Observatories, CA USA

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