Discovery certificate for object 2018bhy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18260

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-09 21:42:48
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 2018bhy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaraifg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:00:58.432 (285.2434651) DEC = +30:35:47.46 (30.5965164)
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 10:55:12 (JD=2458244.955)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 10:55:12
Flux: 17.63 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-27 11:55:40
Limiting flux: 20.17 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/2018bhy