Discovery certificate for object 2018ell
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21099 [ 2018TNSTR1058....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-30 03:49:59
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 2018ell
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abhhnnv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:49:57.029 (252.4876199) DEC = +27:38:26.94 (27.6408166)
Discovery date: 2018-07-19 06:27:21.000 (JD=2458318.7689931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-19 06:27:21.000
Flux: 19.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-12 06:07:12
Limiting flux: 20.81 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: