Discovery certificate for object 2018ers
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21312 [ 2018TNSTR1120....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:08:01
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 2018ers
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abkifng
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:09:52.838 (242.470157) DEC = +65:56:18.48 (65.9384674)
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 03:51:50.000 (JD=2458330.6609954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 03:51:50.000
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-28 07:49:26
Limiting flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: