Discovery certificate for object 2018fnc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21995 [ 2018TNSTR1262....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 17:10:13
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 2018fnc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abokpvh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:16:07.456 (274.0310672) DEC = +70:01:04.60 (70.017944)
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 05:15:21 (JD=2458351.7189931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 05:15:21
Flux: 20.47 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-19 06:47:31
Limiting flux: 20.41 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/2018fnc