Discovery certificate for object 2018eps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21244 [ 2018TNSTR1106....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-05 16:16:25
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 2018eps
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abdfwur
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:20:43.181 (245.1799199) DEC = +65:38:20.96 (65.6391543)
Discovery date: 2018-06-27 06:51:50 (JD=2458296.7859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-27 06:51:50
Flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-24 06:14:24
Limiting flux: 20.16 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/2018eps