Discovery certificate for object 2018jtk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26227 [ 2018TNSTR1924....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 06:55:19
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 2018jtk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvweal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:48:38.860 (192.1619164) DEC = +05:41:21.88 (5.6894102)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:30:14 (JD=2458466.0209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:30:14
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-26 13:27:50
Limiting flux: 19.45 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/2018jtk