Discovery certificate for object 2018kji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26884 [ 2018TNSTR1960....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-21 09:54:25
Sender: MASTER (MASTER)
Source Group: MASTER

T. Pogrosheva, V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, V. Kornilov, N. Tiurina, P. Balanutsa, A. Kuznetsov, D. Vlasenko, V. Vladimirov, D. Zimnukhov, (Moscow State University, SAI) N. Budnev, O. Gress (Irkutsk State University), R. Rebolo Lopez, M. Serra-Ricart (IAC), D. Buckley (SAAO), R. Podesta, F. Podesta, C. Lopez, C. Francile (OAFA), H. Levato (SJNU), V. Senik, A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov (Kislovodsk solar station of the Pulkovo observatory RAS) A. Gabovich, V. Yurkov, D. Kobtsev, Y. Sergienko (Blagoveshchensk Educational University) V. Shumkov, S. Shurpakov (MASTER team members) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018kji
Discoverer internal name: MASTER OT J152618.28+085709.2
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:26:18.280 (231.576167) DEC = +08:57:09.20 (8.952556)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 01:58:01 (JD=2458473.581956)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 01:58:01
Flux: 16.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MASTER-Kislovodsk

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-27 22:19:40
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MASTER-Kislovodsk

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