Discovery certificate for object 2018bej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18139 [ 2018TNSTR.576....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-04 14:59:01
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: AT 2018bej
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18jj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:26:20.755 (96.58648) DEC = -69:45:46.30 (-69.76286)
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 23:02:24 (JD=2458242.46)

Potential host galaxy: LMC

Remarks: In the vicinity of the LMC, so most likely an LMC nova, but no Vizier match, needs spectroscopy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 23:02:24
Flux: 12.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-27 00:43:12
Limiting flux: 16.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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