Discovery certificate for object 2018aqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17639 [ 2018TNSTR.452....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-07 09:49:50
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: SN 2018aqk
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18he
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:04:58.474 (181.24364) DEC = +32:23:29.15 (32.39143)
Discovery date: 2018-04-05 02:38:24 (JD=2458213.61)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 187-001
Host redshift: 0.054054

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-05 02:38:24
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-23 06:28:48
Limiting flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018aqk