Discovery certificate for object 2018hpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23791 [ 2018TNSTR1647....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-29 18:04:34
Sender: Patrick Vallely
Source Group: ASAS-SN

J. Shields, P. Vallely, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018hpu
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18yn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:18:21.293 (49.58872) DEC = -41:36:34.85 (-41.60968)
Discovery date: 2018-10-19 03:42:12 (JD=2458410.65431)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B031632.6-414727

Remarks: In multiple epochs, unknown redshift host.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-19 03:42:12
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-18 04:34:04
Limiting flux: 18.28 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/2018hpu