Discovery certificate for object 2018cty
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19666 [ 2018TNSTR.878....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-23 08:32:53
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 2018cty
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abcdzyc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:01:45.698 (195.4404104) DEC = +61:27:55.73 (61.4654805)
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 05:18:14.000 (JD=2458288.7209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 05:18:14.000
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-16 04:16:19
Limiting flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: