Discovery certificate for object 2018etw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21376 [ 2018TNSTR1126....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-08 21:02:40
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: AT 2018etw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18ablwskr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:15:33.360 (258.8890008) DEC = -20:26:35.33 (-20.4431486)
Discovery date: 2018-08-08 04:04:48 (JD=2458338.67)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-08 04:04:48
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-04 04:03:21
Limiting flux: 20.17 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/2018etw