Discovery certificate for object 2018gku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22757 [ 2018TNSTR1402....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 05:55:26
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 2018gku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwoxal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:26:07.522 (351.5313434) DEC = -16:54:31.70 (-16.9088049)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 08:31:12 (JD=2458365.855)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 08:31:12
Flux: 19.94 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: