Discovery certificate for object 2018hjw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23591 [ 2018TNSTR1580....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-15 15:28:20
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018hjw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:53:02.172 (118.25905) DEC = +07:16:31.48 (7.27541)
Discovery date: 2018-10-11 13:55:12.000 (JD=2458403.08)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 030-025
Host redshift: 0.038316

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise, likely a nuclear transient


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-11 13:55:12.000
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-07 02:24:00
Limiting flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

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