Discovery certificate for object 2018fif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21835 [ 2018TNSTR1231....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-22 20:01:35
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 2018fif
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abokyfk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:09:26.555 (2.3606444) DEC = +47:21:14.73 (47.3540929)
Discovery date: 2018-08-22 09:44:38 (JD=2458352.9059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-22 09:44:38
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-19 09:37:26
Limiting flux: 20.96 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/2018fif