Discovery certificate for object 2018vs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16969 [ 2018TNSTR.226....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-16 13:44:27
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018vs
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18cy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:02:22.202 (105.59251) DEC = -49:43:33.10 (-49.72586)
Discovery date: 2018-02-14 03:07:12 (JD=2458163.63)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 207- G 015
Host redshift: 0.045825

Remarks: In several epochs, confirmed by follow-up imaging

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-14 03:07:12
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-10 03:21:36
Limiting flux: 18.5 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/2018vs