Discovery certificate for object 2018flg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21936 [ 2018TNSTR1252....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-28 07:39:38
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 2018flg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abobkii
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:14:46.986 (243.6957759) DEC = +43:18:19.06 (43.3052958)
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 04:19:12.000 (JD=2458346.68)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 04:19:12.000
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-16 03:46:04
Limiting flux: 20.51 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: