Discovery certificate for object 2018gec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22541 [ 2018TNSTR1341....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 22:25:35
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 2018gec
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ux
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:09:53.498 (107.47291) DEC = +54:58:07.46 (54.96874)
Discovery date: 2018-09-10 11:02:24 (JD=2458371.96)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 03700
Host redshift: 0.037136

Remarks: In two epochs, transient detected after a seasonal break

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-10 11:02:24
Flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-08 03:07:12
Limiting flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


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