Discovery certificate for object 2018hek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23409 [ 2018TNSTR1532....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 11:29:35
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: AT 2018hek
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:01:28.255 (0.36773) DEC = -42:25:15.82 (-42.42106)
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 04:04:48.000 (JD=2458398.67)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B235854.2-424158
Host redshift: 0.05371

Remarks: In several epochs


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 04:04:48.000
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-03 05:02:24
Limiting flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: