Discovery certificate for object 2018bhw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18257 [ 2018TNSTR.606....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-09 21:40:20
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 2018bhw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaqpjja
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:09:53.637 (122.4734874) DEC = +35:04:38.59 (35.0773857)
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 03:48:57 (JD=2458244.6589931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 03:48:57
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-24 04:40:48
Limiting flux: 17.49 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/2018bhw