Discovery certificate for object 2018bsu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18649 [ 2018TNSTR.658....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-17 19:27:15
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018bsu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aatzygk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:45:32.218 (251.3842419) DEC = +59:55:07.05 (59.9186255)
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 09:20:09.000 (JD=2458252.8889931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 09:20:09.000
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-10 08:48:28
Limiting flux: 20.95 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: