Discovery certificate for object 2018rw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16863 [ 2018TNSTR.194....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-11 14:00:18
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018rw
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18ce
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:09:39.252 (92.41355) DEC = -33:35:24.72 (-33.5902)
Discovery date: 2018-02-10 03:07:12.000 (JD=2458159.63)

Potential host galaxy: FAIRALL 1138
Host redshift: 0.037189

Remarks: On the rise, confirmed by follow-up images


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-10 03:07:12.000
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 21:36:00
Limiting flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: