Discovery certificate for object 2018gfw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22596 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 22:23:02
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: SN 2018gfw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtvhef
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:30:53.576 (307.7232329) DEC = -26:31:04.42 (-26.5178933)
Discovery date: 2018-09-07 06:01:26.000 (JD=2458368.7509954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-07 06:01:26.000
Flux: 19.11 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: