Discovery certificate for object 2018esb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21323 [ 2018TNSTR1120....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:11:40
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: AT 2018esb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abkmowi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:09:29.351 (197.372297) DEC = +68:32:45.12 (68.5458654)
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 05:48:28.000 (JD=2458331.7419907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 05:48:28.000
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-23 05:52:48
Limiting flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: