Discovery certificate for object 2018gwk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23134 [ 2018TNSTR1463....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-28 03:18:45
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 2018gwk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abyxxeq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:46:07.867 (41.5327777) DEC = +17:38:18.45 (17.6384591)
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 10:04:48 (JD=2458385.92)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 10:04:48
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-23 08:08:09
Limiting flux: 19.51 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/2018gwk