Discovery certificate for object 2018bh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16317 [ 2018TNSTR..20....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-07 14:06:15
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: AT 2018bh
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:40.061 (14.41692) DEC = -41:52:23.41 (-41.87317)
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 19:26:24 (JD=2458125.31)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B005521.0-420840
Host redshift: 0.024517

Remarks: Confirmed by J. Brimacombe

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 19:26:24
Flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-03 18:43:12
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2018bh