Discovery certificate for object 2018vx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16975 [ 2018TNSTR.234....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-17 23:08:39
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: SN 2018vx
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18db
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:43:10.442 (220.79351) DEC = +17:28:18.23 (17.47173)
Discovery date: 2018-02-17 10:24:57 (JD=2458166.9339931)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J144310.44+172816.5

Remarks: In several epochs, very faint SDSS candidate host galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-17 10:24:57
Flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-08 10:48:00
Limiting flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


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