Discovery certificate for object 2018bga
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18193 [ 2018TNSTR.594....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-07 07:52:39
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 2018bga
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aakrnvd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:56:20.244 (224.08435) DEC = +21:03:44.79 (21.062443)
Discovery date: 2018-04-18 07:04:48 (JD=2458226.795)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-18 07:04:48
Flux: 20.07 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/2018bga