Discovery certificate for object 2018mg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16684 [ 2018TNSTR.172....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-31 07:54:14
Date made public: 2018-02-07
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

R. Lunnan, C. Fremling, M. Graham, O. Yaron on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018mg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaaoktp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:56:53.580 (164.22325) DEC = +79:16:42.50 (79.278472)
Discovery date: 2018-01-11 10:52:26 (JD=2458129.9530787)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-11 10:52:26
Flux: 20.1 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Detected as part of ZTF comissioning tests

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018mg