Discovery certificate for object 2018gkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22751 [ 2018TNSTR1402....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 05:53:42
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: AT 2018gkq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtgnxs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:55:22.037 (28.8418204) DEC = +06:36:42.37 (6.6117697)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 09:47:31.000 (JD=2458365.9079977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 09:47:31.000
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-01 11:25:26
Limiting flux: 20.02 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/2018gkq