Discovery certificate for object 2018hfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23452 [ 2018TNSTR1545....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-10 21:22:28
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 2018hfx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abyzksx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:16:49.012 (334.2042167) DEC = +08:32:43.00 (8.5452785)
Discovery date: 2018-09-19 07:06:14.000 (JD=2458380.7959954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-19 07:06:14.000
Flux: 20.72 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-16 06:04:19
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: