Discovery certificate for object 2018zz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17116 [ 2018TNSTR.298....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-05 06:44:21
Sender: Mr. Ping Chen
Source Group: ASAS-SN

Ping Chen, Subo Dong, Kris Stanek on behalf of ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018zz
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18en
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:03:39.060 (210.91275) DEC = -33:58:42.60 (-33.9785)
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 22:04:48 (JD=2458181.42)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5419
Host redshift: 0.013763


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-03 22:04:48
Flux: 16 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-02 08:05:12
Limiting flux: 17 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski


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