Discovery certificate for object 2018hfm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23440 [ 2018TNSTR1539....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-10 02:55:18
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 2018hfm
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:36:08.705 (144.03627) DEC = +06:15:27.72 (6.2577)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 15:07:12 (JD=2458401.13)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASS J09360855+0615258
Host redshift: 0.008087

Remarks: Relatively nearby galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 15:07:12
Flux: 15 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-01 15:07:12
Limiting flux: 16.6 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/2018hfm