Discovery certificate for object 2018ecp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20819 [ 2018TNSTR1032....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 01:42:59
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 2018ecp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abixkjh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:30:21.229 (232.5884537) DEC = +27:37:46.26 (27.6295173)
Discovery date: 2018-07-12 05:36:57.000 (JD=2458311.7339931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-12 05:36:57.000
Flux: 20.68 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-12 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: