Discovery certificate for object 2018gru
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22986 [ 2018TNSTR1426....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-21 06:14:14
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: SN 2018gru
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwlonm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:38:23.141 (129.5964213) DEC = +19:28:13.57 (19.4704359)
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 12:34:33 (JD=2458377.0239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 12:34:33
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

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