Discovery certificate for object 2018con
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19458 [ 2018TNSTR.832....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-16 04:12:33
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018con
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaiyuqp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:19:32.556 (259.8856498) DEC = +40:16:04.42 (40.2678944)
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 09:56:09.000 (JD=2458255.9139931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 09:56:09.000
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-17 07:39:21
Limiting flux: 20.6 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: