Discovery certificate for object 2018fdd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21672 [ 2018TNSTR1189....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-16 04:49:07
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 2018fdd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmeehs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:27:44.394 (306.9349734) DEC = +20:09:14.30 (20.1539722)
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 08:28:19 (JD=2458340.8529977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 08:28:19
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-07 08:58:33
Limiting flux: 21.04 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/2018fdd