Discovery certificate for object 2018ldg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27609 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:20:23
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ldg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczztqh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:08:13.505 (2.0562691) DEC = +17:53:05.51 (17.8848633)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 03:28:22 (JD=2458475.6446991)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 03:28:22
Flux: 19.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 04:21:04
Limiting flux: 20.24 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/2018ldg