Discovery certificate for object 2018fod
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22022 [ 2018TNSTR1270....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 16:54:25
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018fod
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aboztku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:13:41.564 (243.4231819) DEC = +10:39:30.68 (10.6585224)
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 03:30:14 (JD=2458353.6459954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 03:30:14
Flux: 19.18 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-16 04:04:48
Limiting flux: 20.39 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/2018fod