Discovery certificate for object 2018ctj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19642 [ 2018TNSTR.865....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-21 23:44:32
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: SN 2018ctj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aamftst
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:31:14.990 (217.8124578) DEC = +17:11:35.07 (17.1930743)
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 08:36:57.000 (JD=2458229.8589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 08:36:57.000
Flux: 20.35 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: