Discovery certificate for object 2018bvv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18754 [ 2018TNSTR.691....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-22 06:25:04
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 2018bvv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaqjhqz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:39:42.619 (129.9275772) DEC = +41:00:55.34 (41.0153716)
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 03:48:57 (JD=2458243.6589931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 03:48:57
Flux: 19.58 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-23 03:57:36
Limiting flux: 20.07 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/2018bvv