Discovery certificate for object 2018ead
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20737 [ 2018TNSTR1002....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-18 06:49:19
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018ead
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abfgygp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:17:21.458 (274.339409) DEC = +54:32:14.89 (54.5374697)
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 05:16:48.000 (JD=2458308.72)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 05:16:48.000
Flux: 19.82 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-06 08:16:47
Limiting flux: 20.43 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: