Discovery certificate for object 2018jes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25690 [ 2018TNSTR2043....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-28 17:40:43
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018jes
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acpefgk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:59:46.193 (134.9424703) DEC = -02:56:32.67 (-2.9424086)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 11:51:35.000 (JD=2458439.9941551)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 11:51:35.000
Flux: 19.9159 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: