Discovery certificate for object 2018jkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25879 [ 2018TNSTR1862....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-04 19:02:58
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018jkd
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18aax
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:56:50.664 (29.2111) DEC = -67:43:28.20 (-67.7245)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 04:19:12 (JD=2458455.68)


Remarks: In several epochs, uncatalogued host galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 04:19:12
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-24 05:02:24
Limiting flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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