Discovery certificate for object 2018aqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17638 [ 2018TNSTR.451....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-07 08:49:05
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 2018aqj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18hd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:01:43.111 (180.42963) DEC = +08:08:04.88 (8.13469)
Discovery date: 2018-04-06 06:28:48 (JD=2458214.77)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J12014308+0808037
Host redshift: 0.041092

Remarks: In several epochs; nuclear source, could be a TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-06 06:28:48
Flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-03 05:31:12
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/2018aqj