Discovery certificate for object 2018fnq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22009 [ 2018TNSTR1266....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 10:16:38
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 2018fnq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ti
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:12:30.005 (303.12502) DEC = -44:06:35.14 (-44.10976)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 01:55:12 (JD=2458361.58)


Remarks: On the rise, uncatalogued host galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 01:55:12
Flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-29 03:50:24
Limiting flux: 17.1 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/2018fnq