Discovery certificate for object 2018jro
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26163 [ 2018TNSTR1909....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-12 04:22:20
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018jro
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18abj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:44:41.371 (101.17238) DEC = +04:14:38.26 (4.24396)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 02:38:24 (JD=2458464.61)


Remarks: Very bright transient, possible Galactic Nova, near the Galactic plane, could also be a very bright CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 02:38:24
Flux: 11.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-29 09:50:24
Limiting flux: 17.4 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/2018jro