Discovery certificate for object 2018aki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17448 [ 2018TNSTR.374....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-21 18:41:29
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018aki
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18fw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:17:06.912 (124.2788) DEC = +56:00:19.01 (56.00528)
Discovery date: 2018-03-21 03:21:36 (JD=2458198.64)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J08170689+5600187
Host redshift: 0.030211

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-21 03:21:36
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-12 04:19:12
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/2018aki