Discovery certificate for object 2018cdw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19057 [ 2018TNSTR.749....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-04 03:31:28
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: AT 2018cdw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aauzpvc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:54:56.423 (253.7350962) DEC = +22:58:13.63 (22.9704537)
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 07:58:04.000 (JD=2458255.8319907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 07:58:04.000
Flux: 19.95 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-14 10:09:07
Limiting flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: