Discovery certificate for object 2018gkf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22737 [ 2018TNSTR1394....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-16 06:27:46
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 2018gkf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvgjgb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:53:11.881 (118.2995057) DEC = +23:39:06.19 (23.6517184)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 12:23:02.000 (JD=2458373.0159954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 12:23:02.000
Flux: 18.69 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: