Discovery certificate for object 2018jff
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25704 [ 2018TNSTR1835....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-28 22:53:16
Sender: Patrick Vallely
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018jff
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18aaj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:06.423 (357.026763) DEC = -44:58:49.06 (-44.980294)
Discovery date: 2018-11-27 22:19:12.000 (JD=2458450.43)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B234528.8-451528
Host redshift: 0.062577

Remarks: Confirmed in follow-up images.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-27 22:19:12.000
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-26 04:33:36
Limiting flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Details of the new object can be viewed here: