Discovery certificate for object 2018gky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22764 [ 2018TNSTR1402....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 06:11:32
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 2018gky
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvassm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:39:51.778 (294.9657423) DEC = +05:54:20.95 (5.9058181)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 05:32:38 (JD=2458372.7309954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 05:32:38
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-11 04:01:55
Limiting flux: 20.45 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: