Discovery certificate for object 2018fpg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22059 [ 2018TNSTR1270....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 22:19:02
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: AT 2018fpg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmefij
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:20:30.275 (305.1261462) DEC = +07:34:28.07 (7.5744648)
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 07:30:43 (JD=2458341.8129977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 07:30:43
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-08 07:56:38
Limiting flux: 20.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: