Discovery certificate for object 2018cdt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19053 [ 2018TNSTR.749....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-04 03:30:20
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: SN 2018cdt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaxdrjn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:20:01.666 (185.0069429) DEC = +56:09:31.88 (56.1588553)
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 04:13:26 (JD=2458269.6759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 04:13:26
Flux: 18.44 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-28 06:08:38
Limiting flux: 19.71 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/2018cdt