Discovery certificate for object 2018gfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22599 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 22:23:53
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 2018gfy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abucnqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:50:38.463 (297.6602625) DEC = +04:43:36.95 (4.7269317)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 04:59:31.000 (JD=2458369.7079977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 04:59:31.000
Flux: 16.75 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-05 05:31:12
Limiting flux: 21.09 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: