Discovery certificate for object 2018gso
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23012 [ 2018TNSTR1430....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-22 17:50:12
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 2018gso
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwcooy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:44.597 (198.435822) DEC = +51:15:26.54 (51.2573722)
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 02:49:55 (JD=2458376.6179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 02:49:55
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-12 03:00:00
Limiting flux: 19.24 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/2018gso