Discovery certificate for object 2018gxd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23156 [ 2018TNSTR1467....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-29 04:49:23
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 2018gxd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abzsdju
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:31:39.020 (37.9125825) DEC = +49:14:06.31 (49.2350859)
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 08:22:33 (JD=2458388.8489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 08:22:33
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-24 11:32:38
Limiting flux: 19.67 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/2018gxd