Discovery certificate for object 2018gk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16485 [ 2018TNSTR..54....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-14 14:07:22
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018gk
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18am
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:35:53.909 (248.97462) DEC = +40:01:57.79 (40.03272)
Discovery date: 2018-01-13 15:21:36 (JD=2458132.14)

Potential host galaxy: WISE J163554.27+400151.8
Host redshift: 0.031

Remarks: Confirmed by J. Brimacombe and G. Stone

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-13 15:21:36
Flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-10 15:36:00
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/2018gk