Discovery certificate for object 2018cdq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19046 [ 2018TNSTR.744....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-03 05:34:24
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018cdq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aasttun
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:58:17.987 (179.5749448) DEC = +15:17:13.21 (15.2870014)
Discovery date: 2018-05-10 05:36:57 (JD=2458248.7339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-10 05:36:57
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-07 04:06:14
Limiting flux: 20.49 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/2018cdq