Discovery certificate for object 2018zv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17112 [ 2018TNSTR.295....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-04 09:56:25
Sender: Prof. Subo Dong
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Brent Nicholls, Subo Dong, K. Z. Stanek on behalf of the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018zv
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18em
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:23:01.690 (35.757042) DEC = -36:52:58.90 (-36.883028)
Discovery date: 2018-03-04 00:37:10 (JD=2458181.5258102)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-04 00:37:10
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-02 18:39:53
Limiting flux: 17.2 VegaMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: