Discovery certificate for object 2018ctx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19665 [ 2018TNSTR.878....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-23 08:32:37
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 2018ctx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aahijwe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:08.792 (194.7866347) DEC = +37:18:36.69 (37.3101919)
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 06:11:31 (JD=2458224.7579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 06:11:31
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-13 06:17:16
Limiting flux: 19.59 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/2018ctx