Discovery certificate for object 2018fac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21579 [ 2018TNSTR1167....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 06:57:16
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 2018fac
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18ablrlog
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:33.422 (273.8892572) DEC = +24:20:35.18 (24.3431051)
Discovery date: 2018-08-06 05:51:21.000 (JD=2458336.7439931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-06 05:51:21.000
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-06 05:18:14
Limiting flux: 20.72 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: