Discovery certificate for object 2018ecu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20827 [ 2018TNSTR1032....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 01:45:04
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: AT 2018ecu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abccqmd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:48:19.805 (312.0825217) DEC = +15:14:15.34 (15.2375933)
Discovery date: 2018-07-23 09:24:28 (JD=2458322.8919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-23 09:24:28
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-20 09:05:45
Limiting flux: 20.6 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018ecu