Discovery certificate for object 2018br
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16332 [ 2018TNSTR..30....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-09 03:25:39
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018br
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:07:52.646 (46.96936) DEC = -45:44:25.12 (-45.74031)
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 01:26:24 (JD=2458124.56)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J03075327-4544235
Host redshift: 0.06281

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-06 01:26:24
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-05 21:21:36
Limiting flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: