Discovery certificate for object 2018pq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16794 [ 2018TNSTR.177....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-08 14:06:44
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018pq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:55:31.291 (193.88038) DEC = -50:03:16.96 (-50.05471)
Discovery date: 2018-02-08 09:07:12 (JD=2458157.88)

Potential host galaxy: IC 3896A
Host redshift: 0.007111

Remarks: First observation of this field after the seasonal gap

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-08 09:07:12
Flux: 15.7 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-31 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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