Discovery certificate for object 2018gck
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22490 [ 2018TNSTR1347....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 08:19:47
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 2018gck
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abskzjm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:50:56.610 (12.735876) DEC = +03:29:55.02 (3.4986168)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 09:37:26 (JD=2458361.9009954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 09:37:26
Flux: 20.17 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-22 09:30:14
Limiting flux: 20.25 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/2018gck