Discovery certificate for object 2018gfz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22600 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 22:24:10
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 2018gfz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18absiejw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:29:29.944 (277.3747687) DEC = +06:43:47.80 (6.7299441)
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 04:27:50 (JD=2458363.6859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 04:27:50
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 05:11:02
Limiting flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018gfz