Discovery certificate for object 2018yp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17068 [ 2018TNSTR.271....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-26 21:40:02
Sender: Andrew Drake
Reporting Group: SNHunt     Discovery Data Source: SNHunt

Nikolay Mishevskiy on behalf of CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018yp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:10:18.984 (212.5791) DEC = -08:10:01.20 (-8.167)
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 12:19:45.000 (JD=2458176.0137153)

Potential host galaxy: MCG -01-36-012
Host redshift: 0.0364


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 12:19:45.000
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-17 04:06:19
Limiting flux: 21.4 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/2018yp