Discovery certificate for object 2018flf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21935 [ 2018TNSTR1248....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-27 04:53:56
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 2018flf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abptzkg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:08:56.398 (317.2349933) DEC = +34:39:04.95 (34.6513744)
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 06:40:19 (JD=2458355.7779977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 06:40:19
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-22 08:41:16
Limiting flux: 20.35 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/2018flf