Discovery certificate for object 2018fng
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21999 [ 2018TNSTR1262....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 18:53:33
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 2018fng
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abqdadp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:07:03.010 (241.7625408) DEC = +15:35:44.68 (15.5957445)
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 05:34:04 (JD=2458357.7319907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 05:34:04
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-26 05:05:16
Limiting flux: 19.54 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/2018fng