Discovery certificate for object 2018gfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22594 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 22:22:28
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 2018gfu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abucoyd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:18:58.060 (274.7419153) DEC = +17:53:06.00 (17.8850009)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 05:05:16 (JD=2458369.7119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 05:05:16
Flux: 16.55 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-05 04:36:28
Limiting flux: 20.72 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/2018gfu