Discovery certificate for object 2018htx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23937 [ 2018TNSTR1690....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-04 05:20:11
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 2018htx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbwkjw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:55:54.139 (283.9755771) DEC = +26:17:13.27 (26.2870183)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:09:36.000 (JD=2458423.59)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:09:36.000
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-08 02:35:31
Limiting flux: 20.2 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: