Discovery certificate for object 2018fob
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22020 [ 2018TNSTR1270....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 16:44:51
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 2018fob
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aboabxv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:13:07.231 (228.2801303) DEC = +41:16:11.07 (41.2697419)
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 03:54:43 (JD=2458353.6629977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 03:54:43
Flux: 19.01 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-20 03:40:19
Limiting flux: 20.26 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/2018fob