Discovery certificate for object 2018bkw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18347 [ 2018TNSTR.628....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-13 16:39:32
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: AT 2018bkw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18jv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:22:52.670 (155.71946) DEC = -19:40:14.66 (-19.67074)
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 00:43:12 (JD=2458251.53)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J10225269-1940116
Host redshift: 0.021512

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 00:43:12
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-11 00:43:12
Limiting flux: 18.3 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/2018bkw