Discovery certificate for object 2018fio
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21846 [ 2018TNSTR1231....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-22 20:40:05
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 2018fio
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmjvuf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:21:14.345 (230.3097727) DEC = +30:38:11.91 (30.6366429)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:41:45 (JD=2458343.6539931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:41:45
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-10 04:27:50
Limiting flux: 20.04 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/2018fio