Discovery certificate for object 2018fab
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21578 [ 2018TNSTR1167....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 06:57:00
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 2018fab
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18ablvxkh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:06:00.679 (316.5028282) DEC = +29:09:56.01 (29.1655593)
Discovery date: 2018-08-07 08:58:33.000 (JD=2458337.8739931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-07 08:58:33.000
Flux: 16.57 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-04 08:29:45
Limiting flux: 20.39 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: