Discovery certificate for object 2018vw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16974 [ 2018TNSTR.234....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-17 22:27:42
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018vw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18da
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:29:16.627 (52.31928) DEC = -23:58:42.82 (-23.97856)
Discovery date: 2018-02-17 01:55:12 (JD=2458166.58)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J032916.48-235840.2

Remarks: On the rise, unknown redshift, blue host galaxy


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-17 01:55:12
Flux: 16.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-13 01:55:12
Limiting flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: