Discovery certificate for object 2018bfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18181 [ 2018TNSTR.585....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-06 23:39:41
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

P. Cacella, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bfq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18jo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:38:14.686 (144.56119) DEC = -08:47:19.54 (-8.78876)
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 18:28:48 (JD=2458245.27)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASXi J0938149-084717

Remarks: Unknown redshift host galaxy, in several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 18:28:48
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-04 02:24:00
Limiting flux: 17.6 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/2018bfq