Discovery certificate for object 2018erw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21317 [ 2018TNSTR1120....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:09:41
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 2018erw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abkjnqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:35:48.140 (233.9505836) DEC = +21:44:19.81 (21.7388357)
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 07:07:40.000 (JD=2458330.7969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 07:07:40.000
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-28 06:40:19
Limiting flux: 19.01 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/2018erw