Discovery certificate for object 2018foc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22021 [ 2018TNSTR1270....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 16:50:45
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 2018foc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abnzocn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:44:07.120 (41.0296672) DEC = +37:31:27.46 (37.5242937)
Discovery date: 2018-08-19 10:14:52 (JD=2458349.9269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-19 10:14:52
Flux: 20.48 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018foc