Discovery certificate for object 2018eay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20765 [ 2018TNSTR1005....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-19 21:31:16
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 2018eay
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abgmcmv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:16:13.085 (274.0545202) DEC = +55:35:27.20 (55.590888)
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 04:42:14 (JD=2458314.6959954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 04:42:14
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-12 09:21:36
Limiting flux: 20.49 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/2018eay