Discovery certificate for object 2018esa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21322 [ 2018TNSTR1120....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:11:21
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 2018esa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abktphg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:41:02.816 (340.261734) DEC = +20:43:32.02 (20.7255623)
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 11:06:43 (JD=2458331.9629977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 11:06:43
Flux: 19.12 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-26 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 19.61 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018esa