Discovery certificate for object 2018ita
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25254 [ 2018TNSTR1808....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 05:11:03
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 2018ita
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abupgps
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:51.753 (16.9656358) DEC = -15:40:50.07 (-15.6805759)
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 05:36:57 (JD=2458429.7339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 05:36:57
Flux: 20.43 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-04 07:35:02
Limiting flux: 20.16 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018ita