Discovery certificate for object 2018qp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16821 [ 2018TNSTR.188....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-10 13:53:22
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, G. Stone, S. Kiyota, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018qp
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:32.285 (213.63452) DEC = +03:11:24.32 (3.19009)
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 15:36:00.000 (JD=2458159.15)

Potential host galaxy: IC 0988
Host redshift: 0.026934

Remarks: Confirmed by follow-up images


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 15:36:00.000
Flux: 16.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-02 09:07:12
Limiting flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Details of the new object can be viewed here: