Discovery certificate for object 2018lei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27649 [ 2018TNSTR2010....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 20:52:43
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 2018lei
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18acl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:33:34.402 (38.39334) DEC = -39:02:45.24 (-39.0459)
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 03:36:00 (JD=2458483.65)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 0986
Host redshift: 0.006585

Remarks: Present in several epochs, on the rise, close to the nucleus

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 03:36:00
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-26 20:09:36
Limiting flux: 18.7 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/2018lei