Discovery certificate for object 2018wz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17007 [ 2018TNSTR.242....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-18 21:18:18
Sender: Mr. Fabio Briganti
Source Group: ISSP

Fabio Briganti report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018wz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:19:51.000 (184.9625) DEC = +06:59:28.00 (6.991111)
Discovery date: 2018-02-16 02:20:43 (JD=2458165.5977199)

Potential host galaxy: PGC39725

Remarks: Paolo Campaner and Fabio Briganti report the discovery of PSN mag.+18,3 in the galaxy PGC39725 at Ponte di Piave Italy with a reflector 400mm F.5,5 in the course of Italian Supernovae Search Project.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-16 02:20:43
Flux: 18.3 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-29 02:12:33
Limiting flux: 19 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Details of the new object can be viewed here: