Discovery certificate for object 2018gxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23180 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:33:18
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 2018gxy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acaeewk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:17:53.940 (349.4747497) DEC = +03:07:35.10 (3.1264172)
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 06:54:43 (JD=2458372.7879977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-11 06:54:43
Flux: 20.68 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-08 07:46:33
Limiting flux: 20.87 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018gxy