Discovery certificate for object 2018bsz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18654 [ 2018TNSTR.655....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-17 23:15:11
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018bsz
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18km
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:09:39.204 (242.41335) DEC = -32:03:45.22 (-32.06256)
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 00:00:00.000 (JD=2458255.5)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J16093905-3203443
Host redshift: 0.026665

Remarks: In several epochs


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 00:00:00.000
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-13 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Details of the new object can be viewed here: