Discovery certificate for object 2018yv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17081 [ 2018TNSTR.294....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-01 09:39:33
Sender: Dr. Mariusz Gromadzki
Source Group: None

Mariusz Gromadzki, Lukasz Wyrzykowski, Pawel Zieliński (Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018yv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:17:22.610 (79.344208) DEC = -73:19:32.10 (-73.325583)
Discovery date: 2018-02-23 02:27:17 (JD=2458172.60229)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC500.05-623.815-4254.326


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-23 02:27:17
Flux: 19.613 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-03 02:44:11
Limiting flux: 22 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope


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