Discovery certificate for object 2018gri
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22968 [ 2018TNSTR1421....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-20 03:08:42
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 2018gri
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwugyc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:57:42.653 (284.4277203) DEC = +32:57:37.36 (32.9603777)
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 03:36:00 (JD=2458379.65)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 03:36:00
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 05:58:33
Limiting flux: 20.66 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018gri