Discovery certificate for object 2018gfe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22576 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 10:07:12
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 2018gfe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abssuxz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:17:48.375 (244.451561) DEC = +41:28:10.37 (41.4695464)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 05:16:48.000 (JD=2458365.72)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 05:16:48.000
Flux: 19.96 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-04 03:27:21
Limiting flux: 20.82 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: