Discovery certificate for object 2018jta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26214 [ 2018TNSTR1924....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 06:18:21
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 2018jta
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgfkz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:15:40.676 (138.9194851) DEC = +14:19:07.37 (14.3187127)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:09:36.000 (JD=2458464.965)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:09:36.000
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-09 12:04:19
Limiting flux: 20.24 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: