Discovery certificate for object 2018fcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21642 [ 2018TNSTR1174....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 21:48:15
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: SN 2018fcd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18ablhvfr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:40:11.089 (235.0462021) DEC = +61:31:48.05 (61.5300135)
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 04:14:52.000 (JD=2458333.6769907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 04:14:52.000
Flux: 20.21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-31 08:15:21
Limiting flux: 19.64 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: