Discovery certificate for object 2018yy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17084 [ 2018TNSTR.294....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-01 10:06:06
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 2018yy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:58:03.150 (89.513125) DEC = -70:30:15.10 (-70.504194)
Discovery date: 2018-02-19 01:30:54 (JD=2458168.56313)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC560.05-670.598-722.895


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-19 01:30:54
Flux: 20.037 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-31 05:36:31
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/2018yy