Discovery certificate for object 2018aqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17621 [ 2018TNSTR.439....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-04 14:37:44
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018aqa
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18gu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:12:20.182 (138.08409) DEC = +13:40:22.12 (13.67281)
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 04:04:48 (JD=2458212.67)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 062-004
Host redshift: 0.02883

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 04:04:48
Flux: 16.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-21 05:16:48
Limiting flux: 18.5 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/2018aqa