Discovery certificate for object 2018gfi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22581 [ 2018TNSTR1360....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 12:08:30
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 2018gfi
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18vf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:58:53.954 (14.72481) DEC = -24:11:47.22 (-24.19645)
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 09:36:00 (JD=2458373.9)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J005853.87-241144.9

Remarks: On the rise, unknown redshift host

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 09:36:00
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-08 02:09:36
Limiting flux: 18.9 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/2018gfi