Discovery certificate for object 2018fcu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21662 [ 2018TNSTR1177....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 19:38:10
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018fcu
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18sd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:17:54.689 (64.47787) DEC = -49:54:28.48 (-49.90791)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 01:26:24 (JD=2458343.56)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J04175445-4954290

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 01:26:24
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-04 02:09:36
Limiting flux: 18 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/2018fcu