Discovery certificate for object 2018ael
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17259 [ 2018TNSTR.334....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-11 18:20:02
Sender: Prof. Gautham Narayan
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Gautham Narayan report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018ael
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:16:04.981 (199.020754) DEC = -14:03:29.14 (-14.058094)
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 20:45:23.000 (JD=2458184.36486)

Potential host galaxy: ALEXASC J131605.19-140324.4

Remarks: Associated with K2 object 212438244, separation=5.58"


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 20:45:23.000
Flux: 20.23 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Not detected in archival PS1 images

Details of the new object can be viewed here: