Discovery certificate for object 2018cib
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19212 [ 2018TNSTR.777....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 16:16:50
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 2018cib
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18lz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:59:30.365 (14.87652) DEC = -52:54:22.21 (-52.90617)
Discovery date: 2018-06-04 09:07:12 (JD=2458273.88)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00593045-5254215
Host redshift: 0.027272

Remarks: On the rise, nuclear source, so could also be a TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-04 09:07:12
Flux: 16.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 09:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.3 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/2018cib