Discovery certificate for object 2018bxr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18819 [ 2018TNSTR.705....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-24 21:36:07
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 2018bxr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aavnvmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:38:47.280 (204.6970009) DEC = +30:57:34.50 (30.9595834)
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 06:28:48 (JD=2458257.77)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 06:28:48
Flux: 20.09 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-16 04:58:04
Limiting flux: 20.64 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/2018bxr