Discovery certificate for object 2018cxk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19787 [ 2018TNSTR.908....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 01:51:26
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 2018cxk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abclfee
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:14:22.207 (258.5925278) DEC = +48:15:51.76 (48.2643771)
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 05:15:21.000 (JD=2458290.7189931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 05:15:21.000
Flux: 20.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-18 06:48:57
Limiting flux: 20.7 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: