Discovery certificate for object 2018bvi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18725 [ 2018TNSTR.680....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-21 17:50:25
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

G. Krannich, W. Wiethoff, J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bvi
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:18.424 (213.576767) DEC = +10:40:41.56 (10.678211)
Discovery date: 2018-05-20 08:52:48.000 (JD=2458258.87)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J141418.24+104039.0
Host redshift: 0.02417

Remarks: In two epochs, confirmed by follow-up imaging


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-20 08:52:48.000
Flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-18 03:30:14
Limiting flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: