Discovery certificate for object 2018dds
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20009

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-07 08:28:31
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 2018dds
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abdefet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:44:18.15 (266.0756367) DEC = +68:01:44.66 (68.0290733)
Discovery date: 2018-06-28 05:49:55 (JD=2458297.7429977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-28 05:49:55
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-24 08:25:26
Limiting flux: 19.89 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018dds