Discovery certificate for object 2018ds
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16400 [ 2018TNSTR..31....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-09 23:15:15
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 2018ds
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:48:53.602 (222.22334) DEC = +38:46:02.93 (38.76748)
Discovery date: 2018-01-09 10:48:00 (JD=2458127.95)

Potential host galaxy: 2018-01-09.45
Host redshift: 0.03161

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-09 10:48:00
Flux: 16.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-03 12:28:48
Limiting flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


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