Discovery certificate for object 2018alc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17468 [ 2018TNSTR.389....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-24 16:59:14
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 2018alc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ge
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:33:19.932 (218.33305) DEC = +41:16:03.36 (41.2676)
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 05:31:12 (JD=2458201.73)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J143319.96+411556.8
Host redshift: 0.01814

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 05:31:12
Flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-20 06:00:00
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/2018alc