Discovery certificate for object 2018ert
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21313 [ 2018TNSTR1120....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:08:22
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 2018ert
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaoxryq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:35:22.541 (248.8439195) DEC = +22:28:06.23 (22.4683959)
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 07:09:07.000 (JD=2458306.7979977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 07:09:07.000
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-07 04:58:04
Limiting flux: 20.61 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: