Discovery certificate for object 2018aqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17624 [ 2018TNSTR.438....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-04 18:49:44
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: AT 2018aqd
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18gw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:30:31.037 (127.62932) DEC = -67:14:55.14 (-67.24865)
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 02:24:00 (JD=2458212.6)


Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise, no match in Vizier, most likely a CV, but could be a hostless SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-04 02:24:00
Flux: 16.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-01 03:44:38
Limiting flux: 16.9 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/2018aqd