Discovery certificate for object 2018jts
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26235 [ 2018TNSTR1924....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 06:58:33
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 2018jts
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acusbdy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:14:14.903 (108.5620956) DEC = +37:27:50.14 (37.4639269)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 12:18:43 (JD=2458462.0129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 12:18:43
Flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-03 11:49:55
Limiting flux: 19.79 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/2018jts