Discovery certificate for object 2018hkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23629 [ 2018TNSTR1588....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-16 21:52:08
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

P. Vallely, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018hkx
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18yc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:00:53.806 (60.22419) DEC = -66:40:30.61 (-66.67517)
Discovery date: 2018-10-16 08:38:24 (JD=2458407.86)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J04005460-6640336

Remarks: Unknown redshift host, most likely in the FoV of TESS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-16 08:38:24
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 07:26:24
Limiting flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski


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