Discovery certificate for object 2018gvy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23122 [ 2018TNSTR1463....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-28 02:58:39
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 2018gvy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abymchm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:06:43.156 (301.6798154) DEC = +13:22:57.06 (13.3825167)
Discovery date: 2018-09-23 04:01:55 (JD=2458384.6679977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-23 04:01:55
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-20 04:32:09
Limiting flux: 19.92 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: