Discovery certificate for object 2018gkc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22734 [ 2018TNSTR1394....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-16 06:26:54
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 2018gkc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvorwk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:57:24.640 (299.3526674) DEC = -20:43:07.92 (-20.7188671)
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 05:31:12 (JD=2458374.73)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 05:31:12
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-08 06:33:07
Limiting flux: 20.24 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018gkc