Discovery certificate for object 2018bwa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18762 [ 2018TNSTR.691....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-22 06:38:39
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 2018bwa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aauenwu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:19:34.718 (289.8946604) DEC = +44:02:02.22 (44.0339492)
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 10:36:28 (JD=2458252.9419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 10:36:28
Flux: 19.03 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-29 11:44:09
Limiting flux: 19.56 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018bwa