Discovery certificate for object 2018gxp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23171 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:30:46
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018gxp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwwfyo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:26:47.190 (321.6966254) DEC = -04:47:33.97 (-4.7927702)
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 06:02:52 (JD=2458378.7519907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 06:02:52
Flux: 20.35 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-14 06:47:31
Limiting flux: 20.77 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: