Discovery certificate for object 2018bs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16333 [ 2018TNSTR..31....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-09 03:34:24
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: SN 2018bs
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18af
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:23:20.738 (50.83641) DEC = -22:06:59.47 (-22.11652)
Discovery date: 2018-01-09 01:55:12 (JD=2458127.58)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J03232113-2207024

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-09 01:55:12
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-06 06:43:12
Limiting flux: 18.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: