Discovery certificate for object 2018efd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20906 [ 2018TNSTR1048....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-28 04:13:59
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 2018efd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abgrbjb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:19:59.679 (274.9986631) DEC = +51:47:47.57 (51.7965471)
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 08:19:40 (JD=2458314.8469907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 08:19:40
Flux: 20.07 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-12 08:21:07
Limiting flux: 20.7 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/2018efd