Discovery certificate for object 2018gsm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23010 [ 2018TNSTR1430....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-22 17:49:35
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: SN 2018gsm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvxqtp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:57:28.835 (359.3701471) DEC = -06:36:13.74 (-6.6038155)
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 08:03:50 (JD=2458375.8359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 08:03:50
Flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-14 07:29:16
Limiting flux: 20.55 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/2018gsm