Discovery certificate for object 2018fxl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22335 [ 2018TNSTR1325....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-08 13:25:51
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 2018fxl
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18uk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:33:05.345 (83.27227) DEC = -69:30:32.15 (-69.50893)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 09:50:24 (JD=2458369.91)

Potential host galaxy: LMC

Remarks: On the rise, stellar eruption towards the LMC, no previous variability in ASAS-SN data, likely in TESS Sector 2 FoV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 09:50:24
Flux: 15 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 07:55:12
Limiting flux: 16 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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