Discovery certificate for object 2018gxw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23178 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:32:44
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 2018gxw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acaftif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:45:55.110 (26.4796263) DEC = +20:59:44.15 (20.9955962)
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 08:06:43 (JD=2458382.8379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 08:06:43
Flux: 20.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-19 10:23:31
Limiting flux: 20.51 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/2018gxw