Discovery certificate for object 2018jrv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26174 [ 2018TNSTR1910....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-12 15:48:28
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018jrv
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18abk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:48:03.000 (12.0125) DEC = +16:00:59.26 (16.01646)
Discovery date: 2018-12-11 20:09:36 (JD=2458464.34)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00480308+1600583
Host redshift: 0.050269

Remarks: In several epochs, possible nuclear source, so could also be a TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-11 20:09:36
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-08 20:09:36
Limiting flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin


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