Discovery certificate for object 2018bgb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18197 [ 2018TNSTR.594....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-07 07:59:00
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 2018bgb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaphzut
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:29:17.592 (187.3232987) DEC = +06:20:28.11 (6.3411423)
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 04:03:21 (JD=2458243.6689931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 04:03:21
Flux: 18.76 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/2018bgb