Discovery certificate for object 2018bq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16331 [ 2018TNSTR..28....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-08 10:57:33
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018bq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:05:59.834 (166.49931) DEC = -12:31:37.34 (-12.52704)
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 08:52:48.000 (JD=2458126.87)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B110329.3-121524
Host redshift: 0.025628

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 08:52:48.000
Flux: 16.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-03 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: