Discovery certificate for object 2018feb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21697 [ 2018TNSTR1198....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-17 04:46:23
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 2018feb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmxahs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:10:11.164 (257.5465159) DEC = +21:38:56.53 (21.6490363)
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 03:56:09 (JD=2458346.6639931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 03:56:09
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-13 04:26:24
Limiting flux: 20.8 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/2018feb