Discovery certificate for object 2018hva
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23981 [ 2018TNSTR1703....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 04:55:17
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 2018hva
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acaqcdg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:38:52.616 (279.7192317) DEC = +40:40:58.41 (40.682891)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:13:55 (JD=2458423.5929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:13:55
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-27 04:43:40
Limiting flux: 20.16 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/2018hva