Discovery certificate for object 2018esc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21324 [ 2018TNSTR1120....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:12:05
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 2018esc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aayltmt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:48:21.832 (252.0909653) DEC = +14:57:16.31 (14.9545314)
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 05:32:38.000 (JD=2458308.7309954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 05:32:38.000
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: