Discovery certificate for object 2018avp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17809 [ 2018TNSTR.504....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-17 13:05:36
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 2018avp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ii
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:00:26.551 (195.11063) DEC = +18:37:10.09 (18.61947)
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 06:00:00 (JD=2458224.75)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J130026.83+183711.1
Host redshift: 0.052717

Remarks: In several epochs, confirmed by follow-up images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 06:00:00
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-07 04:19:12
Limiting flux: 17.9 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/2018avp