Discovery certificate for object 2018fnd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21996 [ 2018TNSTR1262....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 17:32:39
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 2018fnd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abpmmpo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:47:54.589 (251.9774556) DEC = +42:58:07.61 (42.9687801)
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 05:08:09 (JD=2458359.7139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 05:08:09
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-22 05:51:21
Limiting flux: 20.08 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/2018fnd