Discovery certificate for object 2018dcn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19963

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-04 06:46:22
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 2018dcn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abcvush
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:06:44.025 (256.6834359) DEC = +18:21:25.41 (18.357057)
Discovery date: 2018-06-24 07:04:48 (JD=2458293.795)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-24 07:04:48
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-18 07:03:21
Limiting flux: 20.75 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/2018dcn