Discovery certificate for object 2018fex
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21726 [ 2018TNSTR1202....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-18 15:44:01
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 2018fex
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ss
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:55:20.914 (58.83714) DEC = -56:45:13.00 (-56.75361)
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 07:55:12 (JD=2458347.83)

Potential host galaxy: IC 2014
Host redshift: 0.02428

Remarks: In several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 07:55:12
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-01 09:07:12
Limiting flux: 18 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/2018fex