Discovery certificate for object 2018bfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18189 [ 2018TNSTR.594....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-07 07:37:12
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech), K. Taggart (LJMU) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bfx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aajpjdi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:18:06.628 (199.5276168) DEC = +27:52:24.22 (27.8733933)
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 07:24:57 (JD=2458222.8089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-14 07:24:57
Flux: 20.04 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-14 06:43:12
Limiting flux: 20.05 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018bfx