Discovery certificate for object 2018fpd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22056 [ 2018TNSTR1270....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 22:11:52
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: AT 2018fpd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18absanfq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:23:05.543 (320.7730955) DEC = +15:08:48.58 (15.1468278)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 05:26:52.000 (JD=2458361.7269907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 05:26:52.000
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-28 06:02:52
Limiting flux: 19.85 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: