Discovery certificate for object 2018cgj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19146

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 12:39:17
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018cgj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18lv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:51:06.72 (192.77799) DEC = -47:39:00.68 (-47.65019)
Discovery date: 2018-06-05 19:55:12 (JD=2458275.33)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 268- G 047
Host redshift: 0.012378

Remarks: Confirmed in follow-up imaging


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-05 19:55:12
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-02 05:16:48
Limiting flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: