Discovery certificate for object 2018ddu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20011 [ 2018TNSTR.943....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-07 08:29:01
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 2018ddu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abecbks
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:35:46.562 (248.9440098) DEC = +71:41:15.24 (71.6875672)
Discovery date: 2018-07-04 08:48:28 (JD=2458303.8669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-04 08:48:28
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-01 08:38:24
Limiting flux: 19.84 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/2018ddu