Discovery certificate for object 2018po
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16792 [ 2018TNSTR.171....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-07 11:19:16
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 2018po
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18bx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:32:51.982 (173.21659) DEC = -38:45:41.62 (-38.76156)
Discovery date: 2018-02-06 22:33:36 (JD=2458156.44)


Remarks: In several epochs, flat light curve, no match in Vizier or DSS, probably a CV, but could also be a hostless SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-06 22:33:36
Flux: 16.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-02 21:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.4 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/2018po