Discovery certificate for object 2018hck
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23348 [ 2018TNSTR1508....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-05 22:05:48
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018hck
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:34:46.303 (68.69293) DEC = -13:29:00.96 (-13.4836)
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 00:00:00 (JD=2458396.5)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J04344671-1329047
Host redshift: 0.033226

Remarks: In two epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 00:00:00
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-26 23:02:24
Limiting flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018hck