Discovery certificate for object 2018bij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18272 [ 2018TNSTR.610....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-10 21:45:05
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 2018bij
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarbify
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:20:21.072 (155.0878001) DEC = +29:24:45.49 (29.4126372)
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 03:41:45 (JD=2458245.6539931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 03:41:45
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-23 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 19.71 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/2018bij