Discovery certificate for object 2018apl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17606 [ 2018TNSTR.434....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-03 09:31:49
Sender: Prof. Subo Dong
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018apl
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18gq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:45:03.480 (206.2645) DEC = -41:52:23.48 (-41.87319)
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 07:41:44 (JD=2458211.8206481)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 325- G?011
Host redshift: 0.001818


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 07:41:44
Flux: 16.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 06:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.6 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/2018apl