Discovery certificate for object 2018gkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22741 [ 2018TNSTR1389....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-16 16:36:15
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 2018gkj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18vo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:02:27.070 (330.61279) DEC = -64:21:06.77 (-64.35188)
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 03:36:00 (JD=2458375.65)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J22022606-6421118
Host redshift: 0.041575

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 03:36:00
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-08 07:55:12
Limiting flux: 18.3 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/2018gkj