Discovery certificate for object 2018cit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19245 [ 2018TNSTR.797....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-11 04:59:23
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 2018cit
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarbvac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:28:41.005 (172.1708528) DEC = +57:50:06.46 (57.8351278)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 04:26:24 (JD=2458254.685)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 04:26:24
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-07 03:57:36
Limiting flux: 19.52 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/2018cit