Discovery certificate for object 2018gqq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22947 [ 2018TNSTR1414....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-19 04:19:45
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 2018gqq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aabvpbb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:12:36.596 (123.1524828) DEC = +16:19:44.83 (16.3291181)
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 12:23:02 (JD=2458376.0159954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 12:23:02
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-11 12:24:28
Limiting flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018gqq