Discovery certificate for object 2018gtq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23047 [ 2018TNSTR1441....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-24 06:18:19
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 2018gtq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abxxhqq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:39:50.704 (279.9612673) DEC = +23:09:22.13 (23.1561461)
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 02:41:16 (JD=2458382.6119907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 02:41:16
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-18 04:03:21
Limiting flux: 20.4 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: