Discovery certificate for object 2018fdc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21671 [ 2018TNSTR1189....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-16 04:48:52
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: AT 2018fdc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmiwau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:01:21.336 (285.3389009) DEC = +47:17:03.41 (47.2842817)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 07:58:04 (JD=2458342.8319907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 07:58:04
Flux: 16.55 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-08 04:46:33
Limiting flux: 20.75 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/2018fdc