Discovery certificate for object 2018epk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21231 [ 2018TNSTR1098....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 19:37:06
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: AT 2018epk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abjzaic
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:49:42.696 (252.4278986) DEC = +23:04:58.31 (23.0828644)
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 04:29:16 (JD=2458330.6869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 04:29:16
Flux: 17.68 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-28 07:03:21
Limiting flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018epk