Discovery certificate for object 2018gta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23026 [ 2018TNSTR1436....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-23 04:44:45
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 2018gta
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwktmm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:57:02.370 (59.2598734) DEC = -08:30:09.75 (-8.5027077)
Discovery date: 2018-09-16 10:55:12 (JD=2458377.955)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-16 10:55:12
Flux: 19.85 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-13 10:37:55
Limiting flux: 20.71 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/2018gta