Discovery certificate for object 2018ffz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21762 [ 2018TNSTR1213....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-20 05:05:52
Sender: Prof. Subo Dong
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

J. Brimacombe, K.Z. Stanek, Subo Dong report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018ffz
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18sw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:36:01.093 (99.004554) DEC = +83:47:33.76 (83.792711)
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 15:07:18.000 (JD=2458349.1300694)

Potential host galaxy: MCG +14-04-002


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 15:07:18.000
Flux: 16.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-30 02:28:35
Limiting flux: 16.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Details of the new object can be viewed here: