Discovery certificate for object 2018yn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17053 [ 2018TNSTR.264....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-23 18:10:37
Sender: Dr. Richard S Post
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018yn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:46:12.991 (176.55413) DEC = +20:23:17.92 (20.38831)
Discovery date: 2018-02-23 10:19:32 (JD=2458172.9302431)

Potential host galaxy: NGC3884
Host redshift: 0.02329


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-23 10:19:32
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 610cm CDK with Apogee U230 at Mayhill, NM

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-30 11:23:47
Limiting flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 610cm CDK with Apogee U230 at SRO, CA

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