Discovery certificate for object 2018bsv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18650 [ 2018TNSTR.658....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-17 19:27:24
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 2018bsv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarqliy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:08:56.645 (257.2360191) DEC = +27:23:53.06 (27.3980721)
Discovery date: 2018-04-24 10:29:16 (JD=2458232.9369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-24 10:29:16
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-24 09:37:26
Limiting flux: 20.42 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/2018bsv