Discovery certificate for object 2018epj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21230 [ 2018TNSTR1098....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 19:36:44
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 2018epj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abjtgdo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:04:23.605 (226.0983554) DEC = +61:37:17.21 (61.621448)
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 08:15:21.000 (JD=2458330.8439931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 08:15:21.000
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-25 06:46:04
Limiting flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: