Discovery certificate for object 2018yz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17085 [ 2018TNSTR.294....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-01 10:13:22
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 2018yz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:55:24.200 (88.850833) DEC = -71:10:53.00 (-71.181389)
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 02:45:53 (JD=2458175.6152)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC559.15-1889.347-3826.124


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 02:45:53
Flux: 20.263 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-19 01:27:49
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/2018yz