Discovery certificate for object 2018apo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17609 [ 2018TNSTR.440....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-04 05:40:37
Sender: Mr. Ping Chen
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Ping Chen, Subo Dong, Kris Stanek on behalf of ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018apo
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18gt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:45:05.300 (191.272083) DEC = -44:00:23.10 (-44.006417)
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 20:52:48 (JD=2458211.37)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 268- G 037
Host redshift: 0.016254


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-02 20:52:48
Flux: 16 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-31 06:27:21
Limiting flux: 16.7 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/2018apo