Discovery certificate for object 2018tq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16910 [ 2018TNSTR.209....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-13 13:32:01
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

G. Stone, D. Bersier, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018tq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:41:51.377 (190.46407) DEC = +23:30:42.52 (23.51181)
Discovery date: 2018-02-10 06:43:12 (JD=2458159.78)

Potential host galaxy: IC 3671
Host redshift: 0.028676

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-10 06:43:12
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 06:57:36
Limiting flux: 18.2 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/2018tq