Discovery certificate for object 2018yu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17080 [ 2018TNSTR.292....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-01 05:26:34
Sender: DLT40 (DLT40_bot1)
Source Group: DLT40

S. Valenti, D.J.Sand, S.Wyatt report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018yu
Discoverer internal name: DLT18i
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:22:32.360 (80.634833) DEC = -11:29:13.87 (-11.487186)
Discovery date: 2018-03-01 05:21:07 (JD=2458178.7229977)

Potential host galaxy: NGC1888


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-01 05:21:07
Flux: 17.9165 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Prompt5 0.4m

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-27 14:47:02
Limiting flux: 17.8278 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Prompt5 0.4m

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