Discovery certificate for object 2018bgq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18215 [ 2018TNSTR.602....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-08 00:10:18
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech), K. Taggart (LJMU) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018bgq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaqehoc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:12:44.551 (228.1856281) DEC = +40:06:35.73 (40.1099256)
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 06:37:26.000 (JD=2458242.7759954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 06:37:26.000
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-29 07:17:45
Limiting flux: 19.18 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: