Discovery certificate for object 2018kcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26591 [ 2018TNSTR1944....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-18 13:06:40
Sender: MASTER (MASTER)
Source Group: MASTER

D. Kobtsev, V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V. Kornilov, P. Balanutsa, N. Tiurina, A. Kuznetsov, V. Vladimirov, V. Yurkov, A. Gabovich (Lomonosov MSU) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018kcd
Discoverer internal name: MASTER OT J003944.84+403535.5
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:39:44.840 (9.936833) DEC = +40:35:35.50 (40.593194)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 15:50:01 (JD=2458470.1597338)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 15:50:01
Flux: 18.4 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MASTER-Tavrida

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-08-19 17:53:28
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MASTER-Tunka

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