Discovery certificate for object 2018gke
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22736 [ 2018TNSTR1394....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-16 06:27:29
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: SN 2018gke
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtgkdo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:42:51.631 (40.7151311) DEC = +21:30:42.68 (21.511855)
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 10:14:52 (JD=2458366.9269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 10:14:52
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-02 09:43:12
Limiting flux: 19.62 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/2018gke