Discovery certificate for object 2018bba
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18016 [ 2018TNSTR.539....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-24 06:24:29
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

Ragnhild Lunnan, Francesco Taddia, Jesper Sollerman, Cristina Barbarino, Ariel Goobar (OKC), Christoffer Fremling, Mansi Kasliwal, Chris Cannella, Nadejda Blagorodnova, J. Don Neill, Richard Walters, Anna Ho, Lin Yan, Kevin Burdge (Caltech), Steve Schulze, Ofer Yaron, Avishay Gal-Yam, Yi Yang (Weizmann), Melissa Graham, V. Zach Golkhou, Eric Bellm (UW), Daniel Perley (LJMU) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bba
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aahqavd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:38:03.990 (159.516625) DEC = +45:15:23.90 (45.256639)
Discovery date: 2018-04-10 06:14:24 (JD=2458218.76)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-10 06:14:24
Flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: