Discovery certificate for object 2018jgn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25750 [ 2018TNSTR1848....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-01 04:27:31
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018jgn
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18aar
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:02:56.004 (0.73335) DEC = -26:54:52.96 (-26.91471)
Discovery date: 2018-12-01 03:21:36.000 (JD=2458453.64)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00025583-2654505
Host redshift: 0.066586

Remarks: Present in several epochs


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-01 03:21:36.000
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-27 21:50:24
Limiting flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: