Discovery certificate for object 2018ait
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17399 [ 2018TNSTR.359....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-18 19:41:33
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018ait
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18fo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:56:51.146 (224.21311) DEC = +50:04:00.91 (50.06692)
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 06:57:36 (JD=2458193.79)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J145650.75+500400.7
Host redshift: 0.072351

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed by follow-up imagining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-16 06:57:36
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-09 07:12:00
Limiting flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


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