Discovery certificate for object 2018gya
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23182 [ 2018TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 07:33:50
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: SN 2018gya
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acafztq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:49:15.393 (132.3141386) DEC = +21:35:18.73 (21.5885352)
Discovery date: 2018-09-26 11:35:31 (JD=2458387.9829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-26 11:35:31
Flux: 19.12 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-22 12:38:52
Limiting flux: 19.55 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/2018gya