Discovery certificate for object 2018ftv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22215 [ 2018TNSTR1305....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-05 06:17:50
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 2018ftv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18absrrbv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:08:05.879 (287.0244967) DEC = -15:22:09.04 (-15.3691783)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 04:01:55 (JD=2458365.6679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 04:01:55
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-01 04:01:55
Limiting flux: 20.23 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/2018ftv