Discovery certificate for object 2018gqu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22951 [ 2018TNSTR1414....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-19 04:20:53
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: AT 2018gqu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aammlba
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:51:52.593 (282.9691355) DEC = +42:34:57.59 (42.5826629)
Discovery date: 2018-09-09 04:50:52 (JD=2458370.7019907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-09 04:50:52
Flux: 20.95 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-09 03:51:50
Limiting flux: 20.48 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/2018gqu