Discovery certificate for object 2018ccb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18980 [ 2018TNSTR.736....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-01 00:23:15
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 2018ccb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaxkqgy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:30:57.303 (277.7387607) DEC = +29:52:47.28 (29.879799)
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 07:37:55.000 (JD=2458269.8179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 07:37:55.000
Flux: 17.91 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-28 10:39:21
Limiting flux: 19.49 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/2018ccb