Discovery certificate for object 2018gqb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22924 [ 2018TNSTR1409....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-18 10:07:02
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 2018gqb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvlchy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:31:07.205 (22.7800192) DEC = -14:42:58.98 (-14.7163826)
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 09:00:00 (JD=2458375.875)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 09:00:00
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-11 09:59:02
Limiting flux: 20.41 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: