Discovery certificate for object 2018ebx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20797 [ 2018TNSTR1017....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-23 01:12:52
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 2018ebx
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18px
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:26.422 (13.86009) DEC = -74:18:42.19 (-74.31172)
Discovery date: 2018-07-22 23:45:36 (JD=2458322.49)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00552674-7418379

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host, close to the SMC, so could also be a transient in that galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-22 23:45:36
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-09 00:43:12
Limiting flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin


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