Discovery certificate for object 2018bfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18160 [ 2018TNSTR.578....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-05 21:41:45
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 2018bfc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18jl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:22:58.339 (350.74308) DEC = -01:01:40.40 (-1.02789)
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 09:36:00 (JD=2458243.9)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J232258.36-010141.2
Host redshift: 0.034266

Remarks: Confirmed by follow-up imaging, in several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 09:36:00
Flux: 16.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-29 09:50:24
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2018bfc