Discovery certificate for object 2018fav
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21601 [ 2018TNSTR1162....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 15:21:47
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 2018fav
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18rt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:58.418 (11.49341) DEC = -21:56:44.66 (-21.94574)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 23:45:36 (JD=2458343.49)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00455851-2156353
Host redshift: 0.037923

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 23:45:36
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-03 23:31:12
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/2018fav