Discovery certificate for object 2018yq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17069 [ 2018TNSTR.273....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-27 15:48:59
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018yq
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ef
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:15:23.114 (183.84631) DEC = +27:37:36.62 (27.62684)
Discovery date: 2018-02-22 07:55:12 (JD=2458171.83)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J12152315+2737346
Host redshift: 0.035949

Remarks: In several epochs, nuclear transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-22 07:55:12
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-20 07:40:48
Limiting flux: 18.5 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/2018yq