Discovery certificate for object 2018mf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16682 [ 2018TNSTR.172....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-31 07:54:14
Date made public: 2018-02-07
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Lunnan, C. Fremling, M. Graham, O. Yaron on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018mf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaaoaeq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:22:09.780 (155.54075) DEC = +10:26:23.90 (10.439972)
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 10:29:02.000 (JD=2458132.9368287)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 10:29:02.000
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Detected as part of ZTF comissioning tests

Details of the new object can be viewed here: