Discovery certificate for object 2018fgj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21772 [ 2018TNSTR1214....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-20 18:26:25
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 2018fgj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ta
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:47:32.419 (71.88508) DEC = -02:18:22.50 (-2.30625)
Discovery date: 2018-08-20 08:52:48 (JD=2458350.87)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 03168
Host redshift: 0.030978

Remarks: On the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-20 08:52:48
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-16 09:07:12
Limiting flux: 18.4 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/2018fgj