Discovery certificate for object 2018cto
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19647 [ 2018TNSTR.872....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-22 01:32:36
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 2018cto
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abbvsiv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:24:32.036 (261.1334823) DEC = +70:22:20.81 (70.3724482)
Discovery date: 2018-06-18 06:25:55.000 (JD=2458287.7679977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-18 06:25:55.000
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-15 08:52:48
Limiting flux: 19.32 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: