Discovery certificate for object 2018gka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22732 [ 2018TNSTR1394....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-16 06:26:20
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 2018gka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abupiap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:59:20.008 (44.8333649) DEC = -14:05:59.27 (-14.0997982)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 09:30:14.000 (JD=2458372.8959954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 09:30:14.000
Flux: 19.18 ABMag
Filter: r-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: