Discovery certificate for object 2018dyg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20670 [ 2018TNSTR.987....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-15 20:20:56
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 2018dyg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abespgb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:27:12.793 (216.8033029) DEC = +16:51:45.61 (16.8626702)
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 04:07:40 (JD=2458306.6719907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 04:07:40
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-01 04:14:52
Limiting flux: 20.36 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/2018dyg