Discovery certificate for object 2018gfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22597 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 22:23:19
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 2018gfx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtswjk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:33:11.523 (38.2980114) DEC = -01:18:20.25 (-1.3056262)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 11:25:26.000 (JD=2458369.9759954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 11:25:26.000
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-08 10:26:24
Limiting flux: 20.47 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: