Discovery certificate for object 2018gxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23172 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:31:03
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 2018gxq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abzbkby
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:11:38.262 (32.9094261) DEC = +14:12:08.39 (14.2023303)
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 10:52:19.000 (JD=2458385.9529977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 10:52:19.000
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-24 07:42:14
Limiting flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: