Discovery certificate for object 2018ffb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21733 [ 2018TNSTR1202....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-18 23:01:26
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018ffb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18sv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:58:11.520 (344.548) DEC = -20:17:02.76 (-20.2841)
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 22:33:36 (JD=2458348.44)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J225811.55-201702.1

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 22:33:36
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-08 23:31:12
Limiting flux: 18.7 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/2018ffb