Discovery certificate for object 2018fec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21698 [ 2018TNSTR1198....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-17 04:46:38
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 2018fec
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmmdif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:00:35.191 (270.1466274) DEC = +61:41:51.76 (61.6977123)
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 08:16:47 (JD=2458340.8449884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 08:16:47
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-10 07:22:04
Limiting flux: 20.11 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/2018fec