Discovery certificate for object 2018ep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16431 [ 2018TNSTR..43....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-12 17:25:01
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 2018ep
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18al
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:22:40.646 (170.66936) DEC = +12:01:31.37 (12.02538)
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 09:14:24.000 (JD=2458130.885)

Potential host galaxy: IC 2777
Host redshift: 0.039841

Remarks: In several epochs/CCDs


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 09:14:24.000
Flux: 17.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-10 15:50:24
Limiting flux: 17.4 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: