Discovery certificate for object 2018efk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20914 [ 2018TNSTR1048....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-28 04:21:51
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 2018efk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abiirfq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:22:36.817 (185.6534059) DEC = +47:58:09.35 (47.969264)
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 05:05:16 (JD=2458319.7119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 05:05:16
Flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-07 05:22:33
Limiting flux: 20.35 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/2018efk