Discovery certificate for object 2018ciy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19251 [ 2018TNSTR.797....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-11 05:00:58
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 2018ciy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aavohdq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:58:29.362 (239.6223403) DEC = +27:17:13.90 (27.2871955)
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 07:03:21.000 (JD=2458257.7939931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 07:03:21.000
Flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: