Discovery certificate for object 2018gss
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23016 [ 2018TNSTR1430....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-22 17:51:30
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 2018gss
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abxdtyz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:03:45.039 (345.9376644) DEC = +18:08:18.12 (18.1383676)
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 07:26:24 (JD=2458379.81)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 07:26:24
Flux: 19.59 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 08:11:02
Limiting flux: 20.71 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/2018gss