Discovery certificate for object 2018fde
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21673 [ 2018TNSTR1189....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-16 04:49:23
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 2018fde
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abbxisr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:17:42.974 (274.429059) DEC = +27:07:39.12 (27.127532)
Discovery date: 2018-07-18 08:05:16.000 (JD=2458317.8369907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-18 08:05:16.000
Flux: 21.23 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: