Discovery certificate for object 2018jdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25645

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-28 09:36:12
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 2018jdu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acdvwvx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:23:36.458 (140.9019093) DEC = -20:37:29.20 (-20.624778)
Discovery date: 2018-11-05 12:00:00 (JD=2458428)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-05 12:00:00
Flux: 17.63 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-02 13:00:28
Limiting flux: 19.66 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/2018jdu