Discovery certificate for object 2018brn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18608 [ 2018TNSTR.636....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-14 18:38:17
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018brn
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18kb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:16:10.202 (169.04251) DEC = +06:02:16.76 (6.03799)
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 18:14:24 (JD=2458252.26)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J111610.11+060225.3
Host redshift: 0.039

Remarks: In two epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 18:14:24
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-09 18:57:36
Limiting flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018brn