Discovery certificate for object 2018fqn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22104 [ 2018TNSTR1277....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 14:43:54
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 2018fqn
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18tq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:39:38.021 (339.90842) DEC = -15:05:08.66 (-15.08574)
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 06:28:48.000 (JD=2458363.77)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J223938.25-150510.0

Remarks: In several epochs, faint blue match (possible host galaxy) seen in PS1 images


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 06:28:48.000
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 01:40:48
Limiting flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: