Discovery certificate for object 2018hfp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23443 [ 2018TNSTR1538....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-10 10:00:27
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

G. Stone, J. Brimacombe, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018hfp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:59:47.844 (314.94935) DEC = -16:38:12.66 (-16.63685)
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 18:14:24.000 (JD=2458399.26)

Potential host galaxy: MCG -03-53-015
Host redshift: 0.029037

Remarks: On the rise, confirmed by follow-up images


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 18:14:24.000
Flux: 16.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 06:14:24
Limiting flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: