Discovery certificate for object 2018gqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22941 [ 2018TNSTR1414....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-19 04:18:03
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 2018gqk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abuyrgo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:06:08.164 (271.5340166) DEC = +06:56:04.90 (6.9346935)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 03:02:52 (JD=2458372.6269907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 03:02:52
Flux: 17.08 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-08 05:05:16
Limiting flux: 20.48 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: