Discovery certificate for object 2018jay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25556 [ 2018TNSTR1827....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-26 20:33:02
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018jay
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acqppuj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:41:50.182 (205.4590929) DEC = +30:33:59.65 (30.5665683)
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 12:14:44 (JD=2458443.0102431)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 12:14:44
Flux: 19.5158 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: