Discovery certificate for object 2018hfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23449 [ 2018TNSTR1539....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-10 20:12:44
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 2018hfu
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:51.094 (358.71289) DEC = +05:42:57.60 (5.716)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 21:36:00 (JD=2458401.4)


Remarks: In several epochs, very faint (g~22) SDSS host galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 21:36:00
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-04 19:40:48
Limiting flux: 18.4 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/2018hfu