Discovery certificate for object 2018awt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17857 [ 2018TNSTR.516....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-20 22:10:59
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 2018awt
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18it
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:48:45.103 (177.18793) DEC = -18:24:34.31 (-18.40953)
Discovery date: 2018-04-19 22:04:48 (JD=2458228.42)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J114845.20-182438.5

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-19 22:04:48
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-11 23:02:24
Limiting flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin


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