Discovery certificate for object 2018fpf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22058 [ 2018TNSTR1270....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 22:18:48
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 2018fpf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abcmsux
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:03:24.749 (270.8531205) DEC = +17:52:31.60 (17.875444)
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 08:57:07.000 (JD=2458290.8729977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 08:57:07.000
Flux: 19.65 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-21 05:35:31
Limiting flux: 20.19 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: