Discovery certificate for object 2018yw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17082 [ 2018TNSTR.294....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-01 09:43:57
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 2018yw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:15:06.820 (63.778417) DEC = -67:13:35.70 (-67.226583)
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 01:07:55 (JD=2458175.54717)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC617.31-639.994-952.101


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 01:07:55
Flux: 19.716 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-08 03:35:43
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/2018yw