Discovery certificate for object 2018itb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25255 [ 2018TNSTR1808....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 05:11:24
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: AT 2018itb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18achbcbm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:22:05.011 (320.520879) DEC = +77:28:20.11 (77.4722526)
Discovery date: 2018-11-10 06:14:24 (JD=2458432.76)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-10 06:14:24
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-07 06:40:19
Limiting flux: 20.53 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/2018itb