Discovery certificate for object 2018apm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17607 [ 2018TNSTR.435....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-03 18:53:23
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018apm
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18gr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:31:23.743 (172.84893) DEC = -37:36:08.64 (-37.6024)
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 05:02:24 (JD=2458211.71)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 620583

Remarks: Near a blue host with unknown redshift, confirmed by follow-up imaging

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-03 05:02:24
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-02 06:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.3 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/2018apm