Discovery certificate for object 2018cek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19079 [ 2018TNSTR.759....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-05 06:19:32
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018cek
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aagrqfm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:40:47.538 (280.1980765) DEC = +44:33:12.11 (44.5533626)
Discovery date: 2018-05-23 10:56:38 (JD=2458261.9559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-23 10:56:38
Flux: 20.07 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-20 10:20:38
Limiting flux: 20.29 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/2018cek