Discovery certificate for object 2018dye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20668 [ 2018TNSTR.987....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-15 20:20:14
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 2018dye
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abetewu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:29:14.173 (217.3090553) DEC = +46:03:03.09 (46.0508591)
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 05:21:07 (JD=2458306.7229977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 05:21:07
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-07 04:17:45
Limiting flux: 20.25 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/2018dye