Discovery certificate for object 2018dco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19964 [ 2018TNSTR.925....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-04 06:46:39
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 2018dco
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abdhsfc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:11:40.357 (257.918155) DEC = +79:38:37.34 (79.6437056)
Discovery date: 2018-06-24 07:27:50 (JD=2458293.8109954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-24 07:27:50
Flux: 20.22 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: