Discovery certificate for object 2018gkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22763 [ 2018TNSTR1402....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 06:11:15
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 2018gkx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abuatfp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:52:19.222 (208.0800925) DEC = +55:38:28.34 (55.6412057)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 03:10:04.000 (JD=2458369.6319907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 03:10:04.000
Flux: 19.54 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-05 04:56:38
Limiting flux: 20.06 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: