Discovery certificate for object 2018bjd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18297 [ 2018TNSTR.618....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-11 20:09:45
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech), K. Taggart (LJMU) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018bjd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aakaaza
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:21:04.647 (125.2693635) DEC = +41:21:08.48 (41.3523551)
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 03:59:02 (JD=2458224.6659954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-16 03:59:02
Flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-16 03:36:00
Limiting flux: 17.84 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018bjd