Discovery certificate for object 2018vo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16964 [ 2018TNSTR.223....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-15 13:43:14
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018vo
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:16:55.241 (79.23017) DEC = -38:39:39.82 (-38.66106)
Discovery date: 2018-02-15 01:40:48 (JD=2458164.57)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J05165462-3839357

Remarks: In several epochs, unknown redshift host galaxy, confirmed in followup imaging

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-15 01:40:48
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-10 02:38:24
Limiting flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018vo