Discovery certificate for object 2018gxt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23175 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:31:54
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 2018gxt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acaeesu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:01:02.476 (0.2603163) DEC = +02:57:10.17 (2.9528263)
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 08:25:26 (JD=2458382.8509954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 08:25:26
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-17 09:17:16
Limiting flux: 20.45 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/2018gxt