Discovery certificate for object 2018gqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22921 [ 2018TNSTR1409....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-18 10:05:27
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018gqa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtogdl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:51:11.306 (267.7971078) DEC = +53:18:52.09 (53.3144701)
Discovery date: 2018-09-06 05:22:33.000 (JD=2458367.7239931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-06 05:22:33.000
Flux: 20.47 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-06 04:22:04
Limiting flux: 20.64 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: