Discovery certificate for object 2018gfv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22595 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 22:22:45
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018gfv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtvbct
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:10:03.354 (287.5139767) DEC = -16:15:27.51 (-16.2576418)
Discovery date: 2018-09-07 05:31:12.000 (JD=2458368.73)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-07 05:31:12.000
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-04 04:01:55
Limiting flux: 20.19 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: