Discovery certificate for object 2018gxg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23159 [ 2018TNSTR1467....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-29 04:50:14
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 2018gxg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abzybhj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:44:38.388 (26.1599486) DEC = -02:09:22.87 (-2.1563533)
Discovery date: 2018-09-28 07:42:14.000 (JD=2458389.8209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-28 07:42:14.000
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-22 10:10:33
Limiting flux: 19.76 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: