Discovery certificate for object 2018aur
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17779 [ 2018TNSTR.495....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-15 20:00:34
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

G. Krannich, J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018aur
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18hz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:38.536 (191.160567) DEC = +06:18:04.74 (6.301317)
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 07:12:00 (JD=2458222.8)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J12443847+0618049
Host redshift: 0.056088

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed in follow-up images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 07:12:00
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-13 07:26:24
Limiting flux: 18.2 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/2018aur