Discovery certificate for object 2018za
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17086 [ 2018TNSTR.294....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-01 10:17:41
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 2018za
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:29:58.550 (67.493958) DEC = -63:11:50.50 (-63.197361)
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 01:20:09 (JD=2458175.55566)

Potential host galaxy: OGLE-GAL-LMC621.26-277.730-3447.623


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-26 01:20:09
Flux: 20.571 VegaMag
Filter: I-Cousins
Instrument: OGLEIV-Cam
Telescope: The 1.3 m OGLE Warsaw Telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-23 00:31:05
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/2018za