Discovery certificate for object 2018cts
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19656 [ 2018TNSTR.872....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-22 01:42:08
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 2018cts
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aayiahw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:59:14.003 (209.8083457) DEC = +28:32:26.76 (28.5407671)
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 04:40:48 (JD=2458276.695)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 04:40:48
Flux: 20.54 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 07:13:26
Limiting flux: 19.91 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/2018cts