Discovery certificate for object 2018aks
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17458 [ 2018TNSTR.381....1O ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-22 23:01:00
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

P. Ochner, S. Benetti, L. Tomasella, E. Cappellaro, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018aks
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ga
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:29:51.700 (157.465417) DEC = +09:00:46.30 (9.012861)
Discovery date: 2018-03-22 06:14:24 (JD=2458199.76)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J10295135+0900385
Host redshift: 0.04797

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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-22 06:14:24
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-17 06:14:24
Limiting flux: 18.4 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/2018aks