Discovery certificate for object 2018gkz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22765 [ 2018TNSTR1402....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 06:11:49
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 2018gkz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvgjyl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:58:11.545 (119.5481034) DEC = +19:31:07.92 (19.5188677)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 12:24:28 (JD=2458373.0169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 12:24:28
Flux: 18.55 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018gkz