Discovery certificate for object 2018hcc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23338 [ 2018TNSTR1502....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-04 15:19:25
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: AT 2018hcc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18wv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:31:47.249 (277.94687) DEC = -11:54:17.06 (-11.90474)
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 03:21:36 (JD=2458395.64)


Remarks: Relatively faint transient near the Galactic plane, no match in Vizier or PS1, could be an obscured Galactic Nova

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 03:21:36
Flux: 16.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-24 05:16:48
Limiting flux: 17 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/2018hcc