Discovery certificate for object 2018ecq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20820 [ 2018TNSTR1032....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 01:43:13
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 2018ecq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abfwuwn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:45:42.764 (251.428184) DEC = +37:53:25.54 (37.8904274)
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 04:53:45 (JD=2458308.7039931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 04:53:45
Flux: 21.04 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-06 08:11:02
Limiting flux: 20.48 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/2018ecq