Discovery certificate for object 2018fin
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21845 [ 2018TNSTR1231....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-22 20:39:45
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 2018fin
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmxfrc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:51:00.829 (252.7534538) DEC = +25:52:33.51 (25.8759745)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:56:09 (JD=2458343.6639931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:56:09
Flux: 20.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-10 07:46:33
Limiting flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: