Discovery certificate for object 2018pi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16785 [ 2018TNSTR.157....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-05 20:14:32
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Mirco Villi on behalf of CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018pi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:36:55.944 (159.2331) DEC = +00:13:49.08 (0.2303)
Discovery date: 2018-02-05 10:48:24 (JD=2458154.9502778)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 5772
Host redshift: 0.02941


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-05 10:48:24
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-20 10:41:15
Limiting flux: 20.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD

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