Discovery certificate for object 2018gub
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23059 [ 2018TNSTR1448....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-25 05:06:37
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018gub
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvrzqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:09:19.248 (17.3301998) DEC = -15:35:41.32 (-15.5948122)
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 09:02:52.000 (JD=2458373.8769907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 09:02:52.000
Flux: 20.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-09 10:26:24
Limiting flux: 20.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: