Discovery certificate for object 2018chb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19179 [ 2018TNSTR.778....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 02:44:26
Sender: Mr. Ping Chen
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018chb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:16:02.020 (229.008417) DEC = -38:42:46.76 (-38.712989)
Discovery date: 2018-06-06 22:04:48 (JD=2458276.42)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15160198-3842498
Host redshift: 0.039207


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-06 22:04:48
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-02 07:12:00
Limiting flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: