Discovery certificate for object 2018cdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19054 [ 2018TNSTR.749....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-04 03:30:36
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018cdu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aavrzxp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:21:47.851 (215.4493774) DEC = +48:09:59.74 (48.1665947)
Discovery date: 2018-05-20 06:43:12.000 (JD=2458258.78)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-20 06:43:12.000
Flux: 20.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-20 05:44:09
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: