Discovery certificate for object 2018dyd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20667 [ 2018TNSTR.987....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-15 20:14:40
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 2018dyd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abfyboh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:56:13.365 (314.0556855) DEC = +12:51:13.09 (12.8536367)
Discovery date: 2018-07-11 09:33:07 (JD=2458310.8979977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-11 09:33:07
Flux: 17.02 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-07 10:40:48
Limiting flux: 20.42 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/2018dyd