Discovery certificate for object 2018des
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20045 [ 2018TNSTR.951....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-09 06:11:53
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 2018des
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abeaipj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:20:08.946 (260.0372742) DEC = +09:29:32.25 (9.4922911)
Discovery date: 2018-07-04 07:07:40 (JD=2458303.7969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-04 07:07:40
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-28 07:35:02
Limiting flux: 19.22 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/2018des