Discovery certificate for object 2018fka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21891 [ 2018TNSTR1243....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-25 07:01:40
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018fka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abosnyb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:08:53.406 (17.2225267) DEC = +09:01:21.42 (9.0226174)
Discovery date: 2018-08-22 09:57:36.000 (JD=2458352.915)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-22 09:57:36.000
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-19 11:08:09
Limiting flux: 20.79 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: