Discovery certificate for object 2018erx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21319 [ 2018TNSTR1120....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:10:19
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: AT 2018erx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abkmbpy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:05:14.284 (256.3095176) DEC = +56:13:00.11 (56.2166975)
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 07:52:19.000 (JD=2458333.8279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 07:52:19.000
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-31 08:51:21
Limiting flux: 19.88 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/2018erx