Discovery certificate for object 2018yt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17078 [ 2018TNSTR.544....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-28 07:38:51
Date made public: 2018-04-24
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Taddia, R. Lunnan, J. Sollerman, C. Barbarino (OKC), C. Fremling, M. Kasliwal (Caltech), S. Schulze, O. Yaron, A. Gal-Yam (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018yt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaayemw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:59:35.590 (134.898292) DEC = +45:36:41.90 (45.611639)
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 06:00:00.000 (JD=2458158.75)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-09 06:00:00.000
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-11 08:15:21
Limiting flux: 20.45 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: