Discovery certificate for object 2018dcm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19961 [ 2018TNSTR.925....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-04 06:45:45
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 2018dcm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abdgwxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:25:41.474 (261.4228091) DEC = +23:52:08.96 (23.8691543)
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 04:32:09.000 (JD=2458299.6889931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 04:32:09.000
Flux: 19.22 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-27 07:27:50
Limiting flux: 19.7 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: