Discovery certificate for object 2018gkt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22756 [ 2018TNSTR1402....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 05:55:09
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 2018gkt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwmxdw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:56:27.455 (299.1143958) DEC = -19:36:02.44 (-19.6006791)
Discovery date: 2018-09-16 05:02:24 (JD=2458377.71)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-16 05:02:24
Flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-13 05:31:12
Limiting flux: 20.2 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/2018gkt