Discovery certificate for object 2018gxi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23161 [ 2018TNSTR1467....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-29 04:50:55
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: SN 2018gxi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abzscns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:05:02.471 (16.2602974) DEC = -21:56:12.27 (-21.9367411)
Discovery date: 2018-09-28 07:30:43 (JD=2458389.8129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-28 07:30:43
Flux: 19.08 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-25 08:32:38
Limiting flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018gxi