Discovery certificate for object 2018fad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21580 [ 2018TNSTR1167....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 06:57:31
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 2018fad
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmbfde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:10:46.621 (272.6942532) DEC = +23:11:47.38 (23.1964943)
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 04:13:26.000 (JD=2458340.6759954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 04:13:26.000
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-06 05:51:21
Limiting flux: 20.74 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: