Discovery certificate for object 2018cif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19217 [ 2018TNSTR.776....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 19:27:15
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018cif
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18mb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:03:00.927 (330.753863) DEC = +02:35:51.31 (2.597586)
Discovery date: 2018-06-08 08:23:59.000 (JD=2458277.8499884)

Potential host galaxy: IC 1422

Remarks: Confirmed by follow-up imaging, unknown redshift host galaxy


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-08 08:23:59.000
Flux: 16.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-31 12:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: