Discovery certificate for object 2018faf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21583 [ 2018TNSTR1167....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 06:58:20
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 2018faf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18ablpmiy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:08:05.782 (317.0240926) DEC = +34:24:24.96 (34.406932)
Discovery date: 2018-08-04 08:25:26 (JD=2458334.8509954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-04 08:25:26
Flux: 17.49 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-01 08:47:02
Limiting flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018faf