Discovery certificate for object 2018iun
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25317 [ 2018TNSTR1808....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 23:14:17
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: SN 2018iun
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aatjlhe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:08:30.841 (197.1285062) DEC = +50:38:29.26 (50.6414599)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 12:40:19.000 (JD=2458426.0279977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 12:40:19.000
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: g-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: