Discovery certificate for object 2018aye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17897 [ 2018TNSTR.522....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-21 19:04:58
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 2018aye
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18iu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:57:40.358 (269.41816) DEC = +50:02:19.72 (50.03881)
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 07:26:24 (JD=2458229.81)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J175740.70+500154.1

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed by follow-up imaging, spiral galaxy host, unknown redshift

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 07:26:24
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-15 07:52:19
Limiting flux: 19.1 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/2018aye