Discovery certificate for object 2018com
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19457 [ 2018TNSTR.832....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-16 04:12:19
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 2018com
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaxxyhp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:07:49.148 (271.9547815) DEC = +35:53:00.48 (35.8834655)
Discovery date: 2018-06-03 10:37:55.000 (JD=2458272.9429977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-03 10:37:55.000
Flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-03 09:59:02
Limiting flux: 20.23 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: