Discovery certificate for object 2018ctq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19653 [ 2018TNSTR.872....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-22 01:41:24
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 2018ctq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aayivxm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:13:47.912 (183.4496321) DEC = +40:42:56.35 (40.7156531)
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 05:18:14.000 (JD=2458276.7209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 05:18:14.000
Flux: 20.6 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-07 04:52:19
Limiting flux: 20.82 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: