Discovery certificate for object 2018hkw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23628 [ 2018TNSTR1587....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-16 21:22:52
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 2018hkw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18yb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:38:22.776 (39.5949) DEC = -11:44:20.98 (-11.73916)
Discovery date: 2018-10-16 05:45:36 (JD=2458407.74)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J02382311-1144215
Host redshift: 0.026895

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-16 05:45:36
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 22:48:00
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/2018hkw