Discovery certificate for object 2018fdz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21695 [ 2018TNSTR1198....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-17 04:45:50
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: SN 2018fdz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmmkaz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:18.536 (273.8272331) DEC = +29:54:38.69 (29.9107462)
Discovery date: 2018-08-08 04:23:31.000 (JD=2458338.6829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-08 04:23:31.000
Flux: 20.91 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-05 06:37:26
Limiting flux: 21.09 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/2018fdz