Discovery certificate for object 2018vu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16971 [ 2018TNSTR.233....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-17 01:16:09
Sender: Dr. Mariusz Gromadzki
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Mariusz Gromadzki (Warsaw Observatory), Lukasz Wyrzykowski (Warsaw Observatory) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018vu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:28:02.500 (82.010417) DEC = -63:03:27.90 (-63.05775)
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 06:55:13 (JD=2458133.78835)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC593.05-1210.451-1610.403


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 06:55:13
Flux: 20.36 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-03 07:42:23
Limiting flux: 22 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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