Discovery certificate for object 2018ub
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16921 [ 2018TNSTR.211....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-13 19:45:38
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018ub
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:54:58.870 (178.74529) DEC = +06:19:46.96 (6.32971)
Discovery date: 2018-02-13 08:52:48.000 (JD=2458162.87)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 040-065
Host redshift: 0.023356

Remarks: In multiple epochs, confirmed by follow-up images


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-13 08:52:48.000
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-21 13:26:24
Limiting flux: 18.3 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: