Discovery certificate for object 2018gxs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23174 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:31:37
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: AT 2018gxs
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acadvzx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:17:50.619 (319.4609114) DEC = -08:15:38.06 (-8.2605715)
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 04:32:09 (JD=2458375.6889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 04:32:09
Flux: 20.43 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-11 07:07:40
Limiting flux: 20.44 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/2018gxs