Discovery certificate for object 2018bfh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18170 [ 2018TNSTR.584....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-06 17:24:41
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 2018bfh
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18jn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:22:41.189 (155.67162) DEC = +15:56:20.11 (15.93892)
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 03:50:24 (JD=2458244.66)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 094-019
Host redshift: 0.044541

Remarks: In several epochs, nuclear source, so could also be a TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 03:50:24
Flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-30 21:07:12
Limiting flux: 16.8 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/2018bfh