Discovery certificate for object 2018qq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16822 [ 2018TNSTR.189....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-10 16:45:14
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: AT 2018qq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:58:33.029 (149.63762) DEC = -27:49:50.09 (-27.83058)
Discovery date: 2018-02-10 04:48:00 (JD=2458159.7)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 749345

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise, faint match in PS1 images, could also be a CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-10 04:48:00
Flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-09 03:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.5 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/2018qq