Discovery certificate for object 2018gl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16486 [ 2018TNSTR..54....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-14 14:16:03
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: 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 2018gl
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18an
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:58:06.247 (149.52603) DEC = +10:21:33.84 (10.3594)
Discovery date: 2018-01-13 13:40:47 (JD=2458132.0699884)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 3070
Host redshift: 0.017906

Remarks: In several epochs, confirmed by J. Brimacombe and G. Stone

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-13 13:40:47
Flux: 16.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-09 14:09:36
Limiting flux: 18 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/2018gl