Discovery certificate for object 2018bwp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18781 [ 2018TNSTR.698....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-23 02:27:25
Sender: SkyMapper (smt_bot)
Reporting Group: SkyMapper     Discovery Data Source: SkyMapper

A. Moller, B. Tucker, P. Armstrong, C. Bray, S. Chang, C. Onken, R. Ridden-Harper, A. Ruiter, G. Taylor (Australian National University) on behalf of SkyMapper Transient Survey report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bwp
Discoverer internal name: SMT18as
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:25:54.774 (201.478224) DEC = -37:14:12.05 (-37.23668)
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 09:50:24.000 (JD=2458242.91)

Remarks: Discovered on the citizen science project Supernova Sighting on Zooniverse by volunteers which include:CaseyCunningham;JenniferAWestwood;RobertVassie


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 09:50:24.000
Flux: 19.1 ABMag
Filter: r-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-11 14:38:24
Limiting flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: g-SM-SkyMapper
Instrument: SM-WFCam
Telescope: SkyMapper wide-field survey telescope

Details of the new object can be viewed here: