Discovery certificate for object 2018bxl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18812 [ 2018TNSTR.699....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-23 22:19:20
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 2018bxl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aauxzle
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:22:35.862 (215.6494242) DEC = +74:50:22.26 (74.8395166)
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 07:17:45 (JD=2458255.8039931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 07:17:45
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-11 06:23:02
Limiting flux: 19.83 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/2018bxl