Discovery certificate for object 2018bfr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18182 [ 2018TNSTR.590....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-07 00:00:19
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018bfr
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18jp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:04:47.498 (166.19791) DEC = -15:37:59.20 (-15.63311)
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 18:43:12.000 (JD=2458244.28)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J11044706-1538068
Host redshift: 0.071746

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 18:43:12.000
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-04 03:07:12
Limiting flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: