Discovery certificate for object 2018gcm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22494 [ 2018TNSTR1347....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 08:20:51
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: AT 2018gcm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtokcw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:58:03.225 (284.5134384) DEC = +25:08:28.49 (25.1412461)
Discovery date: 2018-09-06 05:34:04 (JD=2458367.7319907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-06 05:34:04
Flux: 16.56 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-22 08:29:45
Limiting flux: 19.67 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/2018gcm