Discovery certificate for object 2018bhx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18259 [ 2018TNSTR.606....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-09 21:41:46
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 2018bhx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaqznkg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:29:13.378 (277.3057398) DEC = +31:06:23.60 (31.1065565)
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 10:20:38 (JD=2458244.9309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 10:20:38
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-27 11:58:33
Limiting flux: 20.08 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018bhx