Discovery certificate for object 2018fnp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22008 [ 2018TNSTR1259....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 23:41:58
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 2018fnp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18th
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:10:04.325 (242.51802) DEC = -02:49:08.76 (-2.8191)
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 00:43:12 (JD=2458360.53)


Remarks: In two epochs, no Vizier or SDSS match

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 00:43:12
Flux: 16.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-26 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 16.8 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/2018fnp