Discovery certificate for object 2018hkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23615 [ 2018TNSTR1581....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-15 23:02:03
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 2018hkq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:05:47.842 (151.44934) DEC = -17:26:03.12 (-17.4342)
Discovery date: 2018-10-15 08:52:48 (JD=2458406.87)

Potential host galaxy: IC 2541
Host redshift: 0.016598

Remarks: Nuclear source, discovered after the season break

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-15 08:52:48
Flux: 15.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-06 22:48:00
Limiting flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018hkq