Discovery certificate for object 2018ecn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20817 [ 2018TNSTR1032....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 01:42:32
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: AT 2018ecn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abhehkn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:01:03.907 (270.2662809) DEC = +19:35:15.74 (19.5877049)
Discovery date: 2018-07-19 06:24:28.000 (JD=2458318.7669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-19 06:24:28.000
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-15 04:33:36
Limiting flux: 20.53 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/2018ecn