Discovery certificate for object 2018kcw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26625 [ 2018TNSTR1947....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 02:48:36
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018kcw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18abx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:16:07.949 (334.03312) DEC = -36:50:56.94 (-36.84915)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 01:12:00 (JD=2458471.55)

Potential host galaxy: IC 5179
Host redshift: 0.011415

Remarks: Bright, young supernova candidate, rapid rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 01:12:00
Flux: 15.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-17 01:26:24
Limiting flux: 17 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/2018kcw