Discovery certificate for object 2018hdo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23381 [ 2018TNSTR1527....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-08 10:23:14
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018hdo
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:42:37.793 (70.65747) DEC = -53:16:02.24 (-53.26729)
Discovery date: 2018-10-08 01:40:48 (JD=2458399.57)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J04423745-5316010

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host galaxy, most likely in TESS Sector 3 field of view

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-08 01:40:48
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-29 01:55:12
Limiting flux: 17.7 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/2018hdo