Discovery certificate for object 2018yb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17047 [ 2018TNSTR.257....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-22 23:13:01
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Andy Cason on behalf of CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018yb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:00:34.008 (165.1417) DEC = +09:57:13.32 (9.9537)
Discovery date: 2018-02-22 10:09:19 (JD=2458171.9231366)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 6086
Host redshift: 0.031


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-22 10:09:19
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-15 08:56:04
Limiting flux: 21.5 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/2018yb