Discovery certificate for object 2018cbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18944 [ 2018TNSTR.719....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-28 20:57:04
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 2018cbf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aataafd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:19:20.947 (214.8372787) DEC = +36:10:19.58 (36.1721059)
Discovery date: 2018-05-10 07:39:21.000 (JD=2458248.8189931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-10 07:39:21.000
Flux: 20.11 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-10 06:30:14
Limiting flux: 20.71 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: