Discovery certificate for object 2018hsf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23879 [ 2018TNSTR1674....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-02 00:35:25
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018hsf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbvpzj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:40:12.772 (40.0532164) DEC = -19:58:44.94 (-19.9791496)
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 08:00:57 (JD=2458422.8339931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 08:00:57
Flux: 19.42 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: