Discovery certificate for object 2018gkw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22761 [ 2018TNSTR1402....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 06:10:39
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 2018gkw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abujbio
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:57:37.918 (119.4079906) DEC = +44:44:48.60 (44.7468333)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 12:10:04 (JD=2458370.0069907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 12:10:04
Flux: 19.77 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-05 12:05:45
Limiting flux: 19.99 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018gkw