Discovery certificate for object 2018hgb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23458 [ 2018TNSTR1539....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-10 23:16:42
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 2018hgb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18xq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:18:56.393 (64.73497) DEC = -02:33:23.51 (-2.55653)
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 02:24:00.000 (JD=2458401.6)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J04185624-0233220
Host redshift: 0.017269

Remarks: In several epochs, more or less flat light curve


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 02:24:00.000
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-01 14:38:24
Limiting flux: 17.6 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Details of the new object can be viewed here: