Discovery certificate for object 2018xv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17040 [ 2018TNSTR.248....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-20 19:36:58
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018xv
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18dj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:00:58.930 (90.24554) DEC = -17:59:31.99 (-17.99222)
Discovery date: 2018-02-19 19:40:48 (JD=2458169.32)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J06005908-1759313

Remarks: In several epochs, on the rise, unknown redshift host


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-19 19:40:48
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-15 01:55:12
Limiting flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: