Discovery certificate for object 2018cof
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19444 [ 2018TNSTR.832....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-16 04:05:34
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 2018cof
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaxvpsw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:59:54.394 (224.9766429) DEC = +39:04:43.78 (39.078829)
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 06:21:36 (JD=2458276.765)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 06:21:36
Flux: 19.35 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-03 06:48:57
Limiting flux: 20.34 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/2018cof