Discovery certificate for object 2018gfg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22579

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 10:52:14
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 2018gfg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abskove
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:59:09.742 (314.7905899) DEC = -14:15:47.47 (-14.2631852)
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 06:56:09 (JD=2458363.7889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 06:56:09
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-21 05:00:57
Limiting flux: 19.51 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/2018gfg