Discovery certificate for object 2018ftu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22213 [ 2018TNSTR1305....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-05 06:17:08
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 2018ftu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abshtdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:34:41.547 (23.6731141) DEC = -05:38:05.25 (-5.6347918)
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 11:25:26.000 (JD=2458362.9759954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 11:25:26.000
Flux: 18.98 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: