Discovery certificate for object 2018pj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16787 [ 2018TNSTR.165....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-06 03:25:18
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018pj
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18bw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:10:31.733 (107.63222) DEC = +32:38:46.43 (32.64623)
Discovery date: 2018-02-04 04:04:48 (JD=2458153.67)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J07103280+3238411

Remarks: On the rise, confirmed in follow-up imaging, unknown redshift host galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-04 04:04:48
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-28 01:55:12
Limiting flux: 17.3 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/2018pj