Discovery certificate for object 2018bfg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18169 [ 2018TNSTR.584....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-06 15:31:42
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 2018bfg
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18jm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:41:01.860 (175.25775) DEC = -33:40:47.32 (-33.67981)
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 19:55:12 (JD=2458244.33)


Remarks: In several epochs, matches to a possible anonymous galaxy seen in DSS images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 19:55:12
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-03 05:16:48
Limiting flux: 17.7 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/2018bfg