Discovery certificate for object 2018jky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25905 [ 2018TNSTR1871....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-05 15:23:23
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018jky
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18aay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:26:01.930 (51.50804) DEC = -17:33:48.02 (-17.56334)
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 03:36:00 (JD=2458457.65)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 1329
Host redshift: 0.01458

Remarks: On the rise, in the far outskirts of NGC 1329, confirmed in follow-up images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 03:36:00
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-03 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 18.7 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/2018jky