Discovery certificate for object 2018jtb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26216 [ 2018TNSTR1924....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 06:19:22
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 2018jtb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acurfxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:01:26.222 (180.3592593) DEC = +61:10:31.15 (61.1753203)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 11:13:55 (JD=2458461.9679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 11:13:55
Flux: 19.05 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-28 11:47:02
Limiting flux: 19.93 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/2018jtb