Discovery certificate for object 2018jfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25710

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-29 08:53:01
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 2018jfk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF17aabgaoo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:55:09.231 (43.7884645) DEC = +03:46:47.07 (3.7797428)
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 05:42:43 (JD=2458431.7379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 05:42:43
Flux: 19.61 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-06 07:04:48
Limiting flux: 20.42 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/2018jfk