Discovery certificate for object 2018gcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22489 [ 2018TNSTR1347....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 08:19:32
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 2018gcj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18absliyc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:24:01.417 (6.0059044) DEC = -01:13:24.16 (-1.2233773)
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 08:32:38 (JD=2458364.8559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 08:32:38
Flux: 19.77 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 09:36:00
Limiting flux: 19.9 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018gcj