Discovery certificate for object 2018imj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24980 [ 2018TNSTR1774....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-15 07:34:14
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Andrew Hoffman, WeiKang Zheng and Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018imj
Discoverer internal name: kait-18bb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:51:05.761 (102.7740021) DEC = +12:54:55.44 (12.9153996)
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 13:20:21 (JD=2458414.0557986)

Potential host galaxy: IC 454
Host redshift: 0.01299


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 13:20:21
Flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-16 04:30:33
Limiting flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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