Discovery certificate for object 2018acv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17203 [ 2018TNSTR.321....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-09 17:14:37
Sender: Patrick Vallely
Source Group: ASAS-SN

B. Nicholls, J. Brimacombe, P. Vallely, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018acv
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18fc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:59:45.262 (74.93859) DEC = -21:50:32.46 (-21.84235)
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 02:09:36 (JD=2458184.59)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J04594562-2150283
Host redshift: 0.0535

Remarks: In multiple epochs, confirmed with follow-up observations.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-07 02:09:36
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-06 02:09:36
Limiting flux: 18.175 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/2018acv