Discovery certificate for object 2018hfg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23434 [ 2018TNSTR1532....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 21:19:05
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: SN 2018hfg
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:52:56.316 (133.23465) DEC = +42:24:47.02 (42.41306)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 11:45:36 (JD=2458400.99)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 04642
Host redshift: 0.023863

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 11:45:36
Flux: 16.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-04 11:31:12
Limiting flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


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