Discovery certificate for object 2018gxu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23176 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:32:10
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 2018gxu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acaemwg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:06:19.531 (31.5813812) DEC = +08:04:01.83 (8.0671755)
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 07:58:04.000 (JD=2458385.8319907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-24 07:58:04.000
Flux: 19.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-21 10:24:57
Limiting flux: 20.84 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: