Discovery certificate for object 2018hcq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23354 [ 2018TNSTR1515....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-06 13:50:11
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018hcq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:20:25.932 (125.10805) DEC = -65:20:31.74 (-65.34215)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 07:55:12 (JD=2458397.83)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 089- G 019
Host redshift: 0.035491

Remarks: On the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 07:55:12
Flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-18 09:07:12
Limiting flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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