Discovery certificate for object 2018bfz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18192 [ 2018TNSTR.594....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-07 07:51:06
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: AT 2018bfz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aairvox
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:03:21.043 (135.8376807) DEC = +46:45:17.74 (46.7549285)
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 04:29:16 (JD=2458223.6869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 04:29:16
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

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