Discovery certificate for object 2018jst
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26203 [ 2018TNSTR2055....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-13 21:19:21
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: SN 2018jst
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acuscrr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:12:31.227 (123.1301129) DEC = +38:25:00.26 (38.4167378)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 12:24:28 (JD=2458462.0169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 12:24:28
Flux: 19.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-03 12:53:16
Limiting flux: 16.82 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/2018jst