Discovery certificate for object 2018ipz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25144 [ 2018TNSTR1792....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 20:29:53
Sender: Patrick Vallely
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018ipz
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18zy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:20:16.560 (140.069) DEC = +86:03:00.83 (86.05023)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 10:48:00 (JD=2458439.95)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J09201657+8603002

Remarks: Present in several epochs, on the rise, unknown redshift host, possible nuclear source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 10:48:00
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-05 09:36:00
Limiting flux: 18.2 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/2018ipz