Discovery certificate for object 2018coa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19437 [ 2018TNSTR.832....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-16 04:03:46
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 2018coa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aalpcph
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:12:23.310 (168.0971262) DEC = +30:34:47.99 (30.5799964)
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 05:15:21 (JD=2458276.7189931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 05:15:21
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-31 04:20:38
Limiting flux: 20.16 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/2018coa