Discovery certificate for object 2018epq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21242 [ 2018TNSTR1101....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-05 15:53:25
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 2018epq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18qw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:31:26.177 (7.85907) DEC = -49:35:23.17 (-49.58977)
Discovery date: 2018-08-05 09:07:12 (JD=2458335.88)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 194- G 024
Host redshift: 0.021912

Remarks: On the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-05 09:07:12
Flux: 16.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-30 05:16:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2018epq