Discovery certificate for object 2018ts
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16912 [ 2018TNSTR.210....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-13 13:54:34
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: AT 2018ts
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:09:14.736 (167.3114) DEC = -12:55:52.39 (-12.93122)
Discovery date: 2018-02-13 05:45:36.000 (JD=2458162.74)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J11091457-1255536
Host redshift: 0.025568

Remarks: In several epochs, nuclear transients, so could be a TDE


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-13 05:45:36.000
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-08 09:36:00
Limiting flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Details of the new object can be viewed here: