Discovery certificate for object 2018agn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17327 [ 2018TNSTR.349....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-16 01:39:31
Sender: Prof. Gautham Narayan
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

A. Rest (STScI), A. Zenteno(NOAO/CTIO), Giovanni Strampelli (STScI), B. E. Tucker (Mt Stromlo Observatory, ANU), P. M. Garnavich (Notre Dame), S. Margheim (Gemini Observatory), D. Kasen (UCB/LBL), R. Olling, E. Shaya (U Maryland), G. Narayan (STScI), A. Villar (CfA), F. Forster (U. de Chile), R. Mushotzky (UMD), R. Chris Smith (NOAO/CTIO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018agn
Discoverer internal name: C17-0017
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:37:19.165 (204.329854) DEC = -01:17:46.73 (-1.296314)
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 20:51:09.000 (JD=2458184.36886)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J133719.26-011744.2
Host redshift: 0.058


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 20:51:09.000
Flux: 21.85 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: