Discovery certificate for object 2018mc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16678 [ 2018TNSTR.136....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-30 00:06:32
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 2018mc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18bq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:01:01.061 (270.25442) DEC = +61:41:45.02 (61.69584)
Discovery date: 2018-01-29 12:14:24 (JD=2458148.01)


Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise, near uncatalogued faint, blue galaxy visible in PS1 images

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-29 12:14:24
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-22 16:04:48
Limiting flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


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