Discovery certificate for object 2018dbe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19918 [ 2018TNSTR.915....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-02 21:10:04
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 2018dbe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abdfazk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:27:55.239 (216.9801625) DEC = +40:58:27.64 (40.9743446)
Discovery date: 2018-06-25 04:29:16.000 (JD=2458294.6869907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-25 04:29:16.000
Flux: 19.96 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-22 06:11:31
Limiting flux: 20.19 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: