Discovery certificate for object 2018ggd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22605 [ 2018TNSTR1368....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 22:25:37
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 2018ggd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abubmjo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:30:36.167 (277.6506948) DEC = +18:39:39.71 (18.6610319)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 03:30:14 (JD=2458369.6459954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 03:30:14
Flux: 20.56 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-05 04:36:28
Limiting flux: 20.98 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/2018ggd