Discovery certificate for object 2018bvx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18756 [ 2018TNSTR.691....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-22 06:28:15
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 2018bvx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaqkqxi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:11:52.573 (167.9690562) DEC = +39:36:18.11 (39.6050302)
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 04:27:50 (JD=2458243.6859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-05 04:27:50
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-18 06:12:57
Limiting flux: 20.59 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/2018bvx