Discovery certificate for object 2018aly
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17491 [ 2018TNSTR.394....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-25 02:22:54
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 2018aly
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18gf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:01:57.334 (225.48889) DEC = +25:46:15.96 (25.7711)
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 06:14:24 (JD=2458201.76)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15015731+2546168
Host redshift: 0.044604

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-24 06:14:24
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-16 08:52:48
Limiting flux: 18.7 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/2018aly