Discovery certificate for object 2018gn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16489 [ 2018TNSTR..58....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-15 04:22:27
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018gn
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:46:42.662 (26.67776) DEC = +32:30:30.67 (32.50852)
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 02:38:24 (JD=2458132.61)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 0143+322
Host redshift: 0.037503

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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 02:38:24
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-08 03:50:24
Limiting flux: 18 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/2018gn