Discovery certificate for object 2018hgd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23460 [ 2018TNSTR1548....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-11 14:15:08
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018hgd
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:22:05.347 (5.52228) DEC = +07:03:50.33 (7.06398)
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 23:45:36 (JD=2458402.49)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J002205.47+070352.3

Remarks: Unknown redshift host, confirmed by follow-up imaging

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 23:45:36
Flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 21:50:24
Limiting flux: 18.6 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/2018hgd