Discovery certificate for object 2018efe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20907 [ 2018TNSTR1048....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-28 04:14:14
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 2018efe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abjgyyr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:39:39.941 (309.9164227) DEC = +13:08:08.74 (13.1357604)
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 08:18:14.000 (JD=2458319.8459954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 08:18:14.000
Flux: 20.1 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-17 09:01:26
Limiting flux: 20.89 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: