Discovery certificate for object 2018aay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17145 [ 2018TNSTR.304....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-06 13:24:30
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

D. Bersier, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018aay
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18et
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:32:34.853 (158.14522) DEC = -02:41:18.60 (-2.6885)
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 01:40:48 (JD=2458183.57)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B103002.1-022549
Host redshift: 0.0309

Remarks: Present in several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-06 01:40:48
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-27 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018aay