Discovery certificate for object 2018ccg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18992 [ 2018TNSTR.735....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-01 03:49:03
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ccg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aakxlbf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:27:48.009 (231.9500381) DEC = +35:37:12.96 (35.6202658)
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 06:34:33.000 (JD=2458255.7739931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 06:34:33.000
Flux: 19.99 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-16 09:40:19
Limiting flux: 20.73 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: