Discovery certificate for object 2018ffi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21740 [ 2018TNSTR1211....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-19 06:51:25
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 2018ffi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmrhom
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:40:11.297 (325.0470725) DEC = +21:33:30.22 (21.5583942)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 09:38:52 (JD=2458342.9019907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 09:38:52
Flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-08 09:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.97 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/2018ffi