Discovery certificate for object 2018ftc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22188 [ 2018TNSTR1289....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-04 16:13:21
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018ftc
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18tu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:28:03.881 (352.01617) DEC = +09:46:13.30 (9.77036)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 06:00:00.000 (JD=2458365.75)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J23280396+0946153

Remarks: Confirmed in follow-up images, unknown redshift host


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 06:00:00.000
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 09:21:36
Limiting flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: U-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: