Discovery certificate for object 2018hdp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23382 [ 2018TNSTR1526....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-08 11:13:42
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 2018hdp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:13:45.053 (33.43772) DEC = +04:06:08.32 (4.10231)
Discovery date: 2018-10-08 00:14:24 (JD=2458399.51)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 01716
Host redshift: 0.011461

Remarks: In several epochs and cameras, possible nuclear event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-08 00:14:24
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-30 13:40:47
Limiting flux: 17.7 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/2018hdp