Discovery certificate for object 2018gst
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23017 [ 2018TNSTR1430....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-22 17:51:48
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 2018gst
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvefxs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:46.451 (10.1935464) DEC = -26:20:33.25 (-26.3425682)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 09:31:40 (JD=2458372.8969907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 09:31:40
Flux: 20.1 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-11 08:31:12
Limiting flux: 20.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: