Discovery certificate for object 2018fdw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21692 [ 2018TNSTR1184....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-16 17:21:23
Sender: Patrick Vallely
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

P. Vallely, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018fdw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18sk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:59:48.900 (14.95375) DEC = -73:57:25.00 (-73.956944)
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 23:16:48.000 (JD=2458345.47)

Remarks: In multiple epochs, on the rise, currently being observed by TESS


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 23:16:48.000
Flux: 17.85 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-14 07:40:48
Limiting flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: