Discovery certificate for object 2018cob
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19438 [ 2018TNSTR.832....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-16 04:04:01
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: SN 2018cob
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aayxupv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:13:32.970 (183.3873757) DEC = +25:27:05.62 (25.4515607)
Discovery date: 2018-06-10 04:30:43 (JD=2458279.6879977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-10 04:30:43
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-07 05:08:09
Limiting flux: 20.77 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018cob