Discovery certificate for object 2018gvj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23106 [ 2018TNSTR1463....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-28 02:37:34
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 2018gvj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abxxssh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:53:34.937 (268.3955727) DEC = +43:12:58.00 (43.216112)
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 03:38:52 (JD=2458379.6519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 03:38:52
Flux: 20.61 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 05:09:36
Limiting flux: 20.7 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/2018gvj