Discovery certificate for object 2018fez
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21731 [ 2018TNSTR1202....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-18 17:13:42
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: AT 2018fez
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18su
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:57:51.259 (194.46358) DEC = -28:30:16.81 (-28.50467)
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 17:08:09 (JD=2458348.2139931)


Remarks: Very bright transient, most likely a Galactic Nova

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 17:08:09
Flux: 10.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-14 17:02:24
Limiting flux: 17.6 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/2018fez