Discovery certificate for object 2018hcp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23353 [ 2018TNSTR1518....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-06 03:07:52
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 2018hcp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abxbmcl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:22:57.662 (125.7402566) DEC = +27:42:10.54 (27.7029287)
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 12:12:57 (JD=2458379.0089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 12:12:57
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-14 12:20:09
Limiting flux: 20 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/2018hcp