Discovery certificate for object 2018hox
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23764 [ 2018TNSTR1639....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-27 18:07:34
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 2018hox
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18yk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:36:15.586 (249.06494) DEC = +66:14:24.43 (66.24012)
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 01:26:24 (JD=2458418.56)

Potential host galaxy: UGCA 413
Host redshift: 0.02413

Remarks: Bright nuclear event, so could also be a TDE, present in several epochs

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 01:26:24
Flux: 16 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-14 02:38:24
Limiting flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


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