Discovery certificate for object 2018eax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20763 [ 2018TNSTR1005....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-19 21:26:07
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: AT 2018eax
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abhqaxd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:14:03.435 (348.5143112) DEC = +52:22:16.55 (52.3712627)
Discovery date: 2018-07-17 09:48:57 (JD=2458316.9089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-17 09:48:57
Flux: 20.19 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-16 10:14:52
Limiting flux: 20.76 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018eax