Discovery certificate for object 2018gvq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23114 [ 2018TNSTR1463....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-28 02:39:51
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 2018gvq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abyxlas
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:38:34.245 (354.6426862) DEC = +70:01:48.61 (70.0301708)
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 08:19:40 (JD=2458385.8469907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 08:19:40
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-21 09:17:16
Limiting flux: 20.06 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/2018gvq