Discovery certificate for object 2018hfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23454 [ 2018TNSTR1545....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-10 21:23:01
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 2018hfy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acapumu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:39:05.107 (309.771281) DEC = +23:12:09.05 (23.2025129)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 02:51:21.000 (JD=2458400.6189931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 02:51:21.000
Flux: 16.99 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-27 05:26:52
Limiting flux: 20.23 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: