Discovery certificate for object 2018hay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23300 [ 2018TNSTR1488....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-02 19:30:53
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 2018hay
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18wq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:23:17.755 (140.82398) DEC = +42:22:47.46 (42.37985)
Discovery date: 2018-10-02 14:52:48.000 (JD=2458394.12)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J092317.60+422248.7

Remarks: Fading, unknown redshift faint, blue SDSS host, discovered after seasonal gap


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-02 14:52:48.000
Flux: 16.4 ABMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-13 02:52:48
Limiting flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt

Details of the new object can be viewed here: