Discovery certificate for object 2018fcg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21647 [ 2018TNSTR1174....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 21:49:24
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: SN 2018fcg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmasep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:09:36.781 (317.403256) DEC = +33:28:59.56 (33.4832102)
Discovery date: 2018-08-07 08:54:14 (JD=2458337.8709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-07 08:54:14
Flux: 20.62 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-05 07:14:52
Limiting flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018fcg