Discovery certificate for object 2018fpb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22051 [ 2018TNSTR1265....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 21:10:50
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018fpb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18tn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:59:42.665 (359.92777) DEC = +34:20:40.16 (34.34449)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 12:57:36 (JD=2458362.04)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 2357+340
Host redshift: 0.0148

Remarks: In two epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 12:57:36
Flux: 16.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-22 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018fpb