Discovery certificate for object 2018kz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16640 [ 2018TNSTR.121....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-26 15:20:26
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 2018kz
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18bk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:31:43.982 (217.93326) DEC = +45:46:40.76 (45.77799)
Discovery date: 2018-01-26 10:48:00 (JD=2458144.95)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J14314417+4546407
Host redshift: 0.035171

Remarks: In two epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-26 10:48:00
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-12 11:02:24
Limiting flux: 18.8 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/2018kz