Discovery certificate for object 2018dva
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20566 [ 2018TNSTR.979....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-14 00:04:16
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 2018dva
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aanuzde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:54:47.428 (283.6976156) DEC = +55:23:51.21 (55.3975581)
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 11:47:02.000 (JD=2458252.9909954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 11:47:02.000
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-14 10:37:55
Limiting flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: