Discovery certificate for object 2018ajp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17425 [ 2018TNSTR.369....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-20 11:41:46
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018ajp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ft
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:27:03.760 (96.765667) DEC = -25:38:23.65 (-25.639903)
Discovery date: 2018-03-18 19:26:24.000 (JD=2458196.31)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J06270377-2538204
Host redshift: 0.024227

Remarks: In several epochs, confirmed by follow-up images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-18 19:26:24.000
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-14 19:55:12
Limiting flux: 18.8 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/2018ajp