Discovery certificate for object 2018gxc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23155 [ 2018TNSTR1467....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-29 04:49:06
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 2018gxc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvyeod
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:49.074 (5.2044768) DEC = +00:22:28.59 (0.3746082)
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 08:31:12 (JD=2458375.855)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 08:31:12
Flux: 20.42 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-14 07:30:43
Limiting flux: 20.62 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/2018gxc