Discovery certificate for object 2018bsw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18651 [ 2018TNSTR.658....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-17 19:27:33
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 2018bsw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aatycgd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:56:39.107 (269.1629459) DEC = +16:14:07.52 (16.2354226)
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 09:00:00 (JD=2458252.875)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 09:00:00
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-11 11:03:50
Limiting flux: 19.81 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/2018bsw