Discovery certificate for object 2018epm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21236 [ 2018TNSTR1098....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 19:38:48
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 2018epm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abjsjyx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:42:33.704 (280.640435) DEC = +12:09:27.12 (12.1575334)
Discovery date: 2018-07-27 03:54:43 (JD=2458326.6629977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-27 03:54:43
Flux: 18.04 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-23 06:33:07
Limiting flux: 20.54 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/2018epm