Discovery certificate for object 2018fsn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22168 [ 2018TNSTR1295....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-04 03:04:26
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 2018fsn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abscyji
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:08:31.594 (122.1316433) DEC = +41:31:07.86 (41.5188491)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 12:21:36 (JD=2458362.015)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 12:21:36
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018fsn