Discovery certificate for object 2018gtd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23030 [ 2018TNSTR1436....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-23 04:45:54
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 2018gtd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abyiqud
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:44:50.289 (26.2095367) DEC = -02:08:07.89 (-2.135525)
Discovery date: 2018-09-22 09:25:55.000 (JD=2458383.8929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-22 09:25:55.000
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-22 09:10:04
Limiting flux: 19.85 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/2018gtd