Discovery certificate for object 2018bxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18818 [ 2018TNSTR.702....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-24 20:59:47
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: AT 2018bxq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ld
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:36:52.546 (249.21894) DEC = -85:08:59.68 (-85.14991)
Discovery date: 2018-05-24 03:07:12 (JD=2458262.63)


Remarks: In several epochs, no match in Vizier or NED, might also be a CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-24 03:07:12
Flux: 17.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-20 04:19:12
Limiting flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski


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