Discovery certificate for object 2018bjg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18301 [ 2018TNSTR.618....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-11 20:24:00
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: AT 2018bjg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aahiztb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:03:00.883 (180.7536789) DEC = +27:40:40.20 (27.6778335)
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 05:47:02 (JD=2458217.7409954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-09 05:47:02
Flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-06 05:51:21
Limiting flux: 18.74 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/2018bjg