Discovery certificate for object 2018ecr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20822 [ 2018TNSTR1032....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 01:43:40
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 2018ecr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abhxidv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:23:04.989 (275.7707879) DEC = +27:28:16.03 (27.4711202)
Discovery date: 2018-07-18 08:05:16.000 (JD=2458317.8369907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-18 08:05:16.000
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-12 09:08:38
Limiting flux: 20.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: