Discovery certificate for object 2018fil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21841 [ 2018TNSTR1231....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-22 20:26:22
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: AT 2018fil
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmsrrf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:26:14.941 (276.562253) DEC = +17:08:27.28 (17.1409109)
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 03:56:09 (JD=2458348.6639931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 03:56:09
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-06 06:04:19
Limiting flux: 20.52 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/2018fil